Players Coalition awards $350,000 for internet in schools

Posted at 12:05 PM, Oct 16, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Players Coalition, a nonprofit founded by Anquan Boldin and Malcolm Jenkins, is donating $350,000 in grants nationwide to help provide K-12 students and schools with internet access, broadband connectivity and technology devices to make learning from home easier for students.

The grants are being awarded to 11 districts, schools and technology programs in Baltimore, Boston, New York, Dallas, New Orleans, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Seattle, Washington, Ector County in Texas, and Palm Beach, Florida.

Players Coalition partnered with Chiefs for Change to ensure connectivity for low-income students in several of the selected markets.