Applicants must demonstrate the following as part of their grant funding application:
- Funding should support households and individuals who do not have enough access to digital equipment, with a focus on children and young people with the highest levels of need.
- Funding should provide equipment (including personal connectivity equipment such as dongles and Mi-Fi devices) and support to use it. Applications should demonstrate value for money and equipment costs should be reasonable (the full guidance document contains suggested price ranges and suppliers).
- Initiatives should be delivered as soon as possible, effectively and safely.