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How To Qualify For The ACP Program

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There are several ways an individual or household may qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program through Digital Aid.

You can pre-qualify when participating in certain government assistance programs. If you're not already receiving a benefit, you can qualify based on your total household income (varies based on household size and state).

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There are several ways an individual or household may qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program through Digital Aid.

You can pre-qualify when participating in certain government assistance programs. If you're not already receiving a benefit, you can qualify based on your total household income (varies based on household size and state).

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Already Receiving Government Assistance?

Then you or your household may already qualify for the ACP

Eligibility Based On Pre-Existing Assistance

Individuals, children or dependents participating in certain government assistance programs may automatically qualify them for the ACP program. Below is a list of qualifying programs:

  • National School Lunch - Free & Reduced-Price School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), (inc. HCV S.8 Vouchers, PBRA/202/811, Public Housing, and Affordable Housing Programs for American Indians, Alaska Natives or Native Hawaiians).
  • Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program including at US Department of Agriculture Community Eligibility Provision schools
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP / Food Stamps)
  • Federal Pell Grant (must have received in the current award year).
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Medicaid Program & Medi-Cal (California)
  • Veterans Pension & Survivors Benefit

Tribal Assistance Programs

For individuals living on qualifying Tribal lands, eligibility is based on household income or if someone participates in one of the following Tribal assistance programs:

  • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) General Assistance
  • Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Tribal Head Start (only households meeting the relevant income qualifying standard)
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation

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Already Receiving Government Assistance?

Then you or your household may already qualify for the ACP

Eligibility Based On Pre-Existing Assistance

Individuals, children or dependents participating in certain government assistance programs may automatically qualify them for the ACP program. Below is a list of qualifying programs:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP / Food Stamps)
  • Federal Pell Grant (must have received in the current award year).
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Medicaid Program & Medi-Cal (California)
  • Veterans Pension & Survivors Benefit
  • National School Lunch - Free & Reduced-Price School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), (inc. HCV S.8 Vouchers, PBRA/202/811, Public Housing, and Affordable Housing Programs for American Indians, Alaska Natives or Native Hawaiians).
  • Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program including at US Department of Agriculture Community Eligibility Provision schools

Tribal Assistance Programs

For individuals living on qualifying Tribal lands, eligibility is based on household income or if someone participates in one of the following Tribal assistance programs:

  • Tribal Head Start (only households meeting the relevant income qualifying standard)
  • Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) General Assistance
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation

Qualify based on: Household income

You are eligible for the ACP if your income is 200% or less than the 2023 Federal Poverty Guidelines

Household Size
48 Cont. States, D.C., & Territories
Alaska
Hawaii
(1) ·
$29,160
$36,420
$33,540
(2) · ·
$39,440
$49,280
$45,360
(3) · · ·
$49,720
$62,140
$57,180
(4) · · · ·
$60,000
$75,000
$69,000
(5) · · · · ·
$70,280
$87,860
$80,820
(6) · · · · · ·
$80,560
$100,720
$92,640
(7) · · · · · · ·
$90,840
$113,580
$104,460
(8) · · · · · · · ·
$101,120
$126,440
$116,280
For each additional person add:
$10,280
$12,860
$11,820

*Curated from the latest qualification outline from USAC

Household Size & Income

You may qualify for the ACP if your earnings are within 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or lower (refer to table); these guidelines depend on the number of people in your household and your state of residence.

Providing Documentation

You may have to show proof of income, like a tax return or three consecutive pays stubs, when you apply for the ACP.

Household Size
48 Contiguous States, D.C., & Territories
Alaska
Hawaii
(1) ·
$29,160
$36,420
$33,540
(2) · ·
$39,440
$49,280
$45,360
(3) · · ·
$49,720
$62,140
$57,180
(4) · · · ·
$60,000
$75,000
$69,000
(5) · · · · ·
$70,280
$87,860
$80,820
(6) · · · · · ·
$80,560
$100,720
$92,640
(7) · · · · · · ·
$90,840
$113,580
$104,460
(8) · · · · · · · ·
$101,120
$126,440
$116,280
For each additional person add:
$10,280
$12,860
$11,820

*Curated from the latest qualification outline from USAC

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Household Size & Income

You may qualify for the ACP if your earnings are within 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or lower (refer to table); these guidelines depend on the number of people in your household and your state of residence.

Providing Documentation

You may have to show proof of income, like a tax return or three consecutive pays stubs, when you apply for the ACP.

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