Libraries and museums are using broadband to expand access to content and create communities where all people have the ability to access and use information technologies.
National Initiative: Building Digital Communities
Full participation in American society requires the ability to access and use digital content and technologies. Libraries, businesses, hospitals, schools, cultural institutions, community technology centers and local governments face difficult decisions about how to create and sustain access to broadband technologies.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to broadband programs (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Broadband content on the IMLS Web site:
March 21, 2013 10:51 AM
A public awareness campaign launches today that will help empower people who aren’t Internet users, to get the training they need to get online.
February 15, 2013 03:44 PM
Launch of digital literacy training initiative will reach residents of public housing.
July 18, 2012 10:36 AM
Together America’s Public Libraries and America’s Job Centers are teaching digital skills that are essential for job searches and more.
June 20, 2012 08:47 AM
President Obama Announces an initiative to make cities and towns test-beds for next-generation applications.