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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...

Provide a computer or tablet: $150
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:


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


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


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.


Take the Broadband Survey


Join the Techquity Advisory Council

Learn more and apply using the button below.

Techquity Advisory Council Application

Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Enrollment Drive Host Agency Sign-up

United Way’s Techquity initiative, in coordination with Community Advocates, is leading ACP awareness and enrollment drives throughout Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington counties.

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a federal program providing a $30/month discount to eligible households for broadband internet service. Many thousands of eligible households in metro Milwaukee are unaware of their eligibility to receive ACP benefits.

If you would like your organization to host an ACP awareness and enrollment drive, please complete the form linked below. Someone from United Way or Community Advocates will follow up with you to schedule the event.

Sign-up to host an ACP Enrollement Drive

Interested in becoming a Techquity Digital Navigator?

Techquity Digital Navigators are trusted volunteer guides who assist community members in internet adoption and the use of computing devices. Digital navigation services include ongoing assistance with affordable internet access, device acquisition, technical skills, and application support. Techquity Digital Navigators will assist community members in internet adoption, the use of digital devices, and learning essential digital skills.


Learn More

Technology Resources

Enroll in the Affordable Connectivity (ACP) Program

Learn about ACP Enrollment         Inscríbase en ACP

Find Low Cost Internet Plans


Affordable Connectivity Program Guide

Below you will find the program guide in various languages.

English  •  Spanish

Albanian  •  Arabic  •  Burmese  •  Dari  •  Eastern Punjabi

Farsi  •  French Canadian  •  French European

German  •  Hmong  •  Karen  •  Pashto  •  Russian

Somali  •  Urdu  •  Vietnamese  •  Western Punjabi  •  zho-Chinese


Thank you to our sponsors!

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