Gigabit Community Fund

Next-generation networks with the power to transform learning.

What is Mozilla Gigabit?

The Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund provides grant funding in select U.S. communities to support pilot tests of gigabit technologies such as virtual reality, 4K video, artificial intelligence, and their related curricula. In so doing, our goal is to increase participation in technology innovation in support of a healthy Internet where all people are empowered, safe, and independent online.

The Gigabit Approach

Our approach to taking gigabit discoveries out of the lab and into the field is threefold:

Fund and Support

We support the development of gigabit applications and associated curricula through the Gigabit Community Fund. Grants support pilots that take gigabit technologies out of the lab and into learning spaces in select cities across the United States.

Innovate and Spread

We catalyze the creation, adoption, and spread of these innovations through Hive Learning Networks. Hives are a local network of teachers, informal educators, technologists, and community members working together to advance the promise of the web for learning.

Scale and Grow

We leverage Mozilla’s national networks to share these successes across Hive cities, other gigabit cities, and beyond. Our open innovation practices facilitate the adoption of gigabit technologies by diverse new communities of users.

Where are Mozilla Gigabit Cities

Get in touch with your local Gigabit Hive community

Eugene

Coming Soon

Lafayette

Coming Soon

Featured Updates

Eduity

The Community Technology Leadership Program takes the technology leadership program model from the corporate setting to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) make greater use of ultrafast networks and build the technology workforce.

Chattanooga
2017

The Gigabit Advantage

CTLP's goal is to capitalize on the gigabit advantage, to build capabilities necessary to leverage gigabit networks, and advance awareness of the technology's benefits among business leaders. It does these things by focusing on practical business issues and needs, and by engaging prospective technology leaders to research solutions. CTLP brings the voices of small and medium businesses and of under-developed talent into the discussion, to understand what gigabit networks really mean for them. Rather than focus on a particular technology, it focuses on technology users and on improving utilization. Business people and those who help them implement technology solutions are essential to the gigabit ecosystem. If they don't understand the value of gigabit networks, or are not capable of tapping into that value, the technology won't move forward. The CTLP bridges the knowledge gap by helping organizations plan for technology while building workforce capabilities.

Outcomes

Learn more about Eduity

Gigabit Events

We offer global and local opportunities that facilitate group and in-person collaboration. Join us!

June 26-28, 2017

2017 Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo

Austin Convention Center - 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701

The 2017 Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo, presented by U.S. Ignite, brings together over 200 Cities and their respective leadership to prospect and partner with innovative technology and service providers; linking progressive cities with state-of-the-art solutions and best practices.