BT Community Connections Awards

Currently there are nine million people in the UK who have never used the internet. BT Community Connections is an award scheme which offers community groups the chance to get online and help people discover the wonders of the internet.
These Awards are provided and administered by BT and are intended to provide voluntary groups and charitable organisations working to benefit the community in the UK with IT equipment and 12 months’ free connection to BT Business Total Broadband Advance.  Successful applicants to the programme will also receive a laptop.  In particular, the scheme is keen to target areas of deprivation which normally receive little or no funding and would otherwise have no IT provision.
Applications are welcomed from any community group or charitable organisation working to benefit the community. Deadline: 15 September 2011 Eligible areas of interest include:

  • Animals.
  • Older people.
  • Environment.
  • Family issues.
  • Multi-cultural awareness.
  • Wildlife.
  • Youth groups.

Priority will be given to applications from community groups that operate in areas of deprivation and that have not previously won an award. Applicants must have a BT business landline.
Applications must be submitted online. See 
For further information on how to obtain this funding opportunity locally, please contact the following:  BT Community Connections, PO Box 6919. London. W1A 8UX or Email:



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