K-12 Network Subsidy for Districts and Schools

✓ The FY2015 subsidy application period will begin October 14, 2014.
✓ The application period will be available for 4 full weeks.
✓ An announcement will be sent to the eligible entities on October 13, 2014.
✓ Funding allocations for FY2015 is $1,800.00 per eligible building.

Eligible entities include Public Schools, Community Schools, Educational Service Centers, Joint Vocational Schools, Ohio School for the Deaf, Ohio School for the Blind, and the Ohio Department of Youth Services.

Eligible entities must complete an online subsidy request which includes confirming their Ohio K-12 Network ISP, updating building connectivity and wide area network details, and confirming they have filed an FY2014 E-Rate Form 471 for Internet Access.

Eligible entity must be in compliance with the program request guidelines in order to receive funding.

Internet Bandwidth for ITCs and Large Urban Districts

The Management Council provides group purchasing for bulk Internet access as a service to ITCs and large urban districts that are directly connected to the Ohio K-12 Network. If you are an Ohio K-12 Network ISP and want to request a bandwidth change, use the MEMBERS ONLY form.

More Resources


Ohio K-12 Network Upgrade Analysis
Mar 8, 2012 – prepared for The Ohio Digital Learning Task Force

Advisory Committee

The Ohio K-12 Network Advisory Committee provides leadership and guidance to Ohio K-12 Network stakeholders. Committee activities include communications, broadband vendor management, and network connectivity standards. Maintenance and acquisition planning for ITC connections to the state broadband network is in progress. For more information contact your ITC.

Ohio Dept of Administrative Services

Telecommunications Contracts Page