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On May 18, 2020, the FCC released a Public Notice announcing the allocations for the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP) for the 2020-2021 fund year, which begins July 1, 2020 and ends June 30, 2021.  The FCC provides up to $10 million annually for the NDBEDP.

Links to the Public Notice:

For more information about the NDBEDP, visit

For more information about these Public Notices, contact Jackie Ellington, Disability Rights Office (DRO), Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, at 202-418-1153 or  Individuals who are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at 844-432-2275 (videophone). 


Monday, May 18, 2020