Digital Equity Planning Resources: Start Here

CBAN understands that there are seemingly endless repositories of planning tools for digital equity. Your needs will depend on your circumstances, but this is a good place to start in your search for guidance. Not finding what you need? Reach out to us any time.

NDIA State Digital Equity Implementation Manual

This manual does not provide official guidance for meeting the requirements that NTIA has outlined in its NOFO. Instead, it offers general best practices for establishing and implementing digital inclusion strategies statewide.

NTIA Capacity Grant FAQ

Planning to Build a New Digital Skills Curriculum (NDIA)

A comprehensive guide to building a digital skills curriculum including links, advice, and information on the latest policies.

Asset Mapping (NDIA)

Provides the basics of asset mapping for digital inclusion, best practices, and tools you can use to begin your own asset mapping.

Internet For All (NTIA)

Digital Equity Plan Guidance at the federal level.

BroadbandUSA (NTIA)

An introduction to effective public-private partnerships for broadband investments.


This Notice of Funding Opportunity solicits applications for the State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program. The Digital Equity Act appropriated $2.75 billion to be awarded by the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information to promote digital inclusion activities and achieve digital equity.