BTOP Projects at Work: Connecting People to Broadband, Computers, and Resources

We recently spoke with Mark Melaspina, from Computers for Youth, a New York-based nonprofit that received BTOP funding for two separate projects based in Los Angeles and New York. His smart and inspired program is positioned to make a real difference in these communities. I'll let him share how they plan to do it.

BTOP Projects at Work: Increased Access in the Community and at Home

Acquiring and sustaining high-speed Internet access can be difficult and cost prohibitive in remote and low-income areas. In such communities, innovation and additional funding are often essential. Two non-profit agencies are using the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant funding from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) to fund innovative ways to assist communities in Ohio, New York, and California.