Archives: Grantees

World Institute on Disabilities (WID)

Access Broadband Connect (ABC) Grants Affordable Adoption Program among people with disabilities The World Institute on Disability (WID) is working alongside the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) to market affordable internet access for people with disabilities in Southern California. The digital divide is prevalent in […]

YMCA of Greater Long Beach Community Development

The California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) developed and launched Neighborhood Transformation Initiatives in pacesetter communities to align County, City, and School resources to support community leaders and to achieve better outcomes for students and their families, and join forces to tackle poverty. CETF funded the […]

California Forward – CA FWD

This is a Grant Agreement between the California Emerging Technology Fund  (CETF) and California Forward (CAFwd) to collaborate on promoting policies and practices in State Agencies to advance Digital Inclusion.  The CAFwd collaboration will build upon the work of CETF to integrate Digital Inclusion into […]

Valley Vision

Institutionalization of Digital Inclusion Valley Vision is at the center of strategic efforts to improve broadband access in California’s Capital Region, paving the way for future-ready infrastructure and regional prosperity.  As the manager of the Connected Capital Area Broadband Consortium (CCABC), Valley Vision coordinates efforts […]

United Ways of California

Access Broadband Connect (ABC) Grants Digital Access Project – ABC This Access, Broadband, Connect Grant supports United Ways of California (UWCA) to promote statewide access to affordable home Internet across the state to help meet the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) overall goal of 500,000 […]

Southern Border Regional Consortia

Institutionalization of Digital Inclusion The Southern Border Broadband Consortium will identify and resolve broadband connectivity issues to close the digital divide throughout communities in Imperial; San Diego Counties.  Without broadband connectivity, residents lack access to advanced healthcare services, online banking, distance learning, employment opportunities, business […]

Inland Empire Regional Consortium (SmartRiverside)

Institutionalization of Digital Inclusion The Inland Empire Regional Broadband Consortium (IERBC) addresses broadband technology access, planning, service reliability, affordability, infrastructure requirements, cost and needs within both San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. IERBC is a group of stakeholders, including both the County of San Bernardino and […]

Families in Schools

Institutionalization This Grant enables Families In Schools (FIS) to promote the affordable home Internet for low-income families with whom they work. The $25,000 grant, awarded in June 2018, is to support the development and implementation of strategies and activities to increase awareness among low-income households […]


Institutionalization of Digital Inclusion This Grant supports EveryoneOn in its work to accelerate home Internet adoption among low-income households in California through its locator tool for affordable home Internet offers. The $50,000 grant, awarded in June 2019, is to provide custom sites for 50 strategic […]

East Los Angeles College Foundation

Institutionalization of Digital Inclusion This Grant supports the East Los Angeles College Foundation (ELAC) to close the Digital Divide by helping community college students move out of poverty. The $10,000 grant, awarded in November 2018, is to provide information on affordable home Internet offers through […]