CHARTER AWARDS $1.1 MILLION TO 2023 SPECTRUM DIGITAL EDUCATION GRANT RECIPIENTS
46 Nonprofits Will Use the Funds to Support Broadband Technology Programs, Education and Training
STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. today announced it is awarding $1.1 million to 46 nonprofit organizations through its Spectrum Digital Education grant program. With this latest round of grants, Charter has committed more than $9 million total to the initiative, which supports broadband technology programs, education and training in unserved and underserved communities throughout Charter's service area.
"The importance of expanding access to essential broadband technologies, education and training is profound in our increasingly digital world," said Rahman Khan, Group Vice President of Community Impact, Charter. "Through the 2023 Spectrum Digital Education grant program, Charter is partnering with valued nonprofits that share our commitment to create better opportunities for the communities we serve."
Meet the 2023 Grant Recipients
Additional 2023 recipients include Kramden Institute in Durham, North Carolina, which has been awarded five grants through Spectrum Digital Education totaling $170,000. With this latest round of funding, Kramden Institute will partner with housing authorities and community organizations to deliver basic computer skills education and free, refurbished computers to participants. Hispanic Federation is an eight-time recipient, having been awarded $275,000 through the program, and will use the additional funding to launch a mobile Spectrum Learning Hub to provide workforce training to low-income Latino residents and farmworkers in the Wimauma, Florida area.
"Our reliance on digitl tools to connect us to the world around us is growing by the day, whether at work or in our daily lives," said Frankie Miranda, President and CEO, Hispanic Federation. "Through our partnership with Charter's Spectrum Digital Education program, we're making sure Latino families don't get left behind and receive the training they need to strengthen their twenty-first century skills and thrive in our increasingly digital world."
Charter's Commitment: $9 Million and Counting
From the nearly 250 eligible applications received, 46 nonprofit organizations across 14 states were selected. The 2023 Spectrum Digital Education grant recipients are:
- Great Harvest Community Center
- Black Connect
- EA Ecoversity
- Louisville Urban League
- SOTV Creators
- Greater Missoula Family YMCA
- BRIC Arts Media
- E2D – Eliminate the Digital Divide
- After-School All-Stars Ohio
- Senior Citizens Association in Florence County
- Boys & Girls Clubs in Tennessee
- Austin Area Urban League
- LGBT Technology Institute
- 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc.
For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business® delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise® provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach® delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The Company also distributes award-winning news coverage and sports programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks. More information about Charter can be found at corporate.charter.com.
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