Free Internet, Equipment and Training for Eligible Households


What is being offered? 

  • Free hotspots (covered for a full year) 
  • Free broadband for up to 200 people for a year (via Comcast Internet Essentials or AT&T low-cost internet plan) 
  • Refurbished desktop and/or all-in-one computer 
  • Digital literacy training and other important learning resources 



  • Households in the Sacramento region who earn $30,000 or less, or families eligible for public assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program, housing assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, etc.
  • Residents of the City of Sacramento  
  • Those residing within SMUD’s service area

“Thank you so much for the resources you have provided my family. A few months ago our computer broke, and we did not have the money to get it fixed. Now that we have a computer, I can apply to jobs and connect with my family and friends.”  -Judy


  • How long will it take to process my application? It will typically take three weeks. Someone will email or call you once your application is reviewed and processed. 

  • If I am selected to receive resources, am I able to receive a hotspot and a computer? Yes, if you are selected to receive resources, you can receive a hotspot and computer if you do not have internet and would prefer a hotspot over receiving broadband.

  • What if I only need one of the offered resources? You will receive the resource you need.