£2 million of grants has been made available for BT Group for Community Fibre Partnerships delivered by Openreach. 

Grants are for communities in the so called ‘final 5%’ of the UK not covered by fibre broadband rollout plans.

Grants of up to £30,000 toward the cost of new fibre infrastructure area available, so long as that new infrastructure serves the local Ofsted registered school or learning establishment

Increasing access to the right technology and the support needed to get the best from it is a priority to BT Group; having the grant to help communities get superfast broadband helps communities and schools to achieve that.

  • superfast broadband can enhance learning and online safety
  • students and staff won’t see any internet slow-downs, even  during peak times
  • schools that have got superfast find it has a very positive effect on teaching outcomes and students spending more time accessing virtual learning environments

If you represent a  community or are an simply interested party would like more information about co-funding fibre broadband to you property get in touch with BT.

To find out more about this scheme please visit the Community Fibre website using the link provided on the right hand side.