Consolidated Communications’ educational grant program helps schools fund innovative programs
Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL) a leading broadband and business communications provider, today announced that the Consolidated Connects educational grant program will accept funding applications from Sept. 1 through Oct. 14.
The program provides grants to schools and educational programs serving K-12 students in the company’s service area. Since launching in 2021, Consolidated Connects has provided $60,000 to 20 schools for a variety of programs, including an eSports club, robotics clubs, outdoor scientific programming and summer computer repair internships.
“As a leading broadband provider, we are keenly aware of how technology shapes our lives,” said Jennifer Spaude, senior vice president of communication and investor relations for Consolidated. “Supporting students in gaining the skills they’ll need in our ever-advancing technological environment is a cornerstone of Consolidated’s community investments.”
Consolidated Connects provides grants to programs that emphasize creative student learning; develop 21st century skills; promote critical thinking, reasoning and communication; and utilize innovative technologies to advance learning. Full program guidelines and the funding application are available at consolidated.com/cciconnects.
Schools and educational programs in the company’s service area are encouraged to apply now through Oct. 14.
About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) is dedicated to moving people, businesses and communities forward by delivering the latest reliable communications solutions. Consumers, businesses and wireless and wireline carriers depend on Consolidated for a wide range of high-speed internet, data, phone, security, cloud and wholesale carrier solutions. With a network spanning more than 50,000 fiber route miles, Consolidated is a top 10 U.S. fiber provider, turning technology into solutions that are backed by exceptional customer support. Learn more at consolidated.com. Connect with us on social media.
Nicole Elton, Consolidated Communications