What is Chicago Connected?

Chicago Connected was created to ensure students are equipped to participate in remote learning and increase their digital literacy. The program will provide households with high-speed internet for four years by directly paying for internet service for families that are most in need, leveraging Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) to support enrollment in the program, and providing skills development training.

This groundbreaking initiative is generously funded by Chicago’s philanthropic community who has raised $47 million for this effort.


Who is Eligible to Apply for Connected Chicago?

Chicago Public Schools will identify the families who are eligible for the program.

For more information about the program and eligibility visit www.cps.edu/chicagoconnected or call the CPS IT helpdesk at (773) 417-1060 from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.


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