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Techquity

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Connects job seekers, students, and others to computers and internet access to ensure everyone has the technology to succeed in our digital world.

image of person handing out computers with a play overlay buttonTechquity is a collective impact initiative of United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County. Techquity’s vision is simple: To ensure the digital equity and inclusion of every resident in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington counties. Techquity pursues digital equity and inclusion for all via four strategies: Broadband, Devices, Skills, and Advocacy. Through community partnership, Techquity connects stakeholders from all sectors, including business, government, education, and social services, to promote digital equity and inclusion.

What your investment can do...


Average Techquity grant awarded to a nonprofit: $10,000
Provide internet access: $15 per month or $180 per year
Provide smartphone and data plan: $415 per year

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New and increased gifts to Techquity are doubled by EY from 7/1/23 to 6/30/24 up to $50,000.

Our Goal: We will provide 50,000 computers to people who need them across our four counties by 2027.

The Facts

Since Techquity funding began in 2020:

100

people were assisted with Affordable Connectivity Program internet eligibility and/or enrollment.

9,000

students were provided with earbuds/ headsets with microphones to facilitate remote/virtual schoolwork.

45

partners supported affordable broadband access, computers, smartphones, hotspots, and data plans,  as well as digital skills and literacy trainings for thousands of community members. 

The Focus

  • Broadband: Ensuring all members of our community have access to affordable, fast, reliable broadband through Milwaukee Broadband Partnership. Learn more about becoming a member of the Milwaukee Broadband Partnership.
  • Devices: Ensuring all members of our community have access to the digital devices needed to flourish.
  • Skills & Literacy: Equipping our community with the digital skills, literacy, and vocational opportunities needed to participate and excel in the digital economy.
  • Advocacy: Using our collective voice to fight for the digital equity and inclusion of every member of our community.

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

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Interested in Sponsoring?
Contact David Berka via email, or by calling 414.263.8157.