The N.C. Department of Information Technology’s Broadband Infrastructure Office is a statewide resource for broadband access, first-responder communications and classroom connectivity initiatives.
- Resources for farmworkers
- The North Carolina Broadband Survey gathers information on locations in the state without adequate internet access and speeds
- Resources for community partners
- NC-Band grants for small digital inclusion and equity projects
The Emergency Broadband Benefit program reimburses internet service providers (ISPs) $10 to $50 a month for providing broadband service and up to $100 for providing devices to eligible households.
Funded by the National Library of Medicine, Addressing Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Health Disparities with Information Resources focuses on improving the daily lives of migrant and seasonal farmworkers by expanding internet connectivity and access to online health information for farmworkers and their families.
The NC Cooperative Extension offers a number of broadband resources, information and research.
Hotspot Distribution through Community Outreach Partners
If you are interested in requesting hotspots for farmworkers, please reach out directly to the farmworker health program in your area.
- NC FIELD (Kinston and Lenoir)
- Manos Unidas (Bladen, Pender, Duplin, Sampson)
- Piedmont Health Services (Alamance, Caswell, Person, Orange, Chatham, Harnett, Lee, Moore, Randolph)
- Vecinos (Clay, Cherokee, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Swain, Transylvania, parts of Buncombe)
- Access East (Eastern North Carolina)
- Kinston Community Health Center (Lenoir)
- NC Farmworkers Project (Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Robeson and Sampson )
- AppHealthCare (Ashe and Alleghany)
- Good Samaritan Clinic (Burke, Cleveland and Lincoln)
NC Agromedicine Institute’s Migrant Housing Internet Connectivity Reimbursement and Cost Share Program
NC Agromedicine Institute offers $1000 in support for setting up internet connectivity (routers, hotspots, antennas, service) in migrant housing. Contact Robin Tutor for more information.
In collaboration with Agromedicine, NCFHP is launching the Pilot Internet Hub Project for Migrant Housing. Download the flyer (PDF) for more information.
Digital Literacy Education
This bilingual (English/Spanish) digital literacy video playlist was created by the ECU Library of Medicine and funded by the National Library of Medicine.