Attention OC Shareholders!
The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) received a grant in the amount of $35.1 million on behalf of 73 Tribes, ANCs, and Tribal organizations. The grant is intended to reduce barriers to broadband usage among Alaska Natives by providing broadband-enabled devices, subsidizing broadband service, and implementing digital skills and workforce training for each Shareholder household. Additionally, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration just announced another grant opportunity to bring broadband and computer equipment to communities through its Digital Equity Program.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION/BEING ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT/FUNDS IS AUGUST 15, 2022.
NOTHING IN THIS APPLICATION GUARANTEES ANY ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND/OR FUNDS TO ANY SHAREHOLDER. UNTIL OC KNOWS HOW MUCH MONEY IT WILL RECEIVE IT IS UNABLE TO COMMIT TO PROVIDING SHAREHOLDERS WITH EITHER.