IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM (ACP): ACP will end April 2024! After ACP ends, your internet or cell phone bill will increase by up to $30 unless you cancel or change your plan. Please contact your provider if you have additional questions.

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We have financial statements and 990 Reports that have been completed each year by our Treasurer/CPA. However, the cost for audited financial statements ranges between $5,000 and $7,000 which has been prohibitive for a small agency such as ours. We do not have audited financial statements. Does this disqualify us from consideration for this funding opportunity?

It should not disqualify you but please be sure to state this in your response. Please submit any of your latest audited financials as requested in the RFP. (*Please refer to page 7 of the financial statements description in Attachment A.)

Were you looking for us to provide a full work plan?

Attachment A has proposal questions detailed (description of activities, need for activities, intention of funds, timeframe, activities are equitable and conclusive, and reaching hard-to-reach audience, qualifications and sustainability efforts, key personnel, additional funding sources during grant period, etc. Maximum of 3 pages.) Stating “without further funding we would not be able to sustain activities” is … Continued

Can applicants jointly apply?

Yes that is possible. Brand Gov will not be able to apply, unless they partner with a nonprofit. For-profit companies cannot apply for this NOFA. The partnership must be clearly stated in the proposal.

What kind of digital skills training does Solano Connected assist with?

Basic Computer Operation: Learn how to navigate and utilize your computer effectively Internet Browsing: Discover the vast world of information available online Email Communication: Master the art of sending and receiving emails Document Creation and Editing: Gain essential skills for creating and formatting documents Job Searching and Resume Building: Equip yourself with the tools to … Continued

Who is Solano Connected?

Solano Connected is an initiative started by Tech Exchange in collaboration with Solano County in efforts to end the Digital Divide, county-wide. Solano Connected is here as a resource to assist with digital skills training, tech-related questions, and enrollment in free/low cost home internet services. 

How long does ACP take to verify?

Applying online for the ACP may result in immediate approval. However, in cases where automatic eligibility confirmation is not possible, additional documentation may be required for review. If applicants choose to apply by mail, they should expect a longer processing time due to the postal service’s involvement.

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