Our team may be able to help you with digital access and connectivity. Here is some of the support that we have available for our customers.

The Onward Digital Connect fund will provide digital equipment as a gift and connect you with data for six months to access training, education or start up a new business as long as you meet the following criteria:

  1. Those with little or no digital skills
  2. Those with no or insufficient access to the internet
  3. Those who cannot afford access to the internet
  4. A specific focus on those with high levels of digital exclusion, in particular those under 25s, over 75s and people with disabilities

There will also be funding available to purchase a laptop if this is required.

If you are on benefits then you may be eligible for cheap, long-term ‘social tariffs’ (these are special rates/contracts for individuals on benefits). Please click on the following link to find out more. Discounted ‘social tariffs’ for those on certain benefits (

To apply to the Onward Digital Connect Fund please contact a member of the Social Investment team on 0300 555 0600 or e-mail us at for an application form.