The FRCOG is a pre-qualified consultant to do the work in Franklin County, as are other consultants. The MBI will directly fund these consultant services to either conduct a planning charrette (with corresponding report) or develop a full Digital Equity Plan.
FRCOG has been selected to be the consultants for the following Digital Equity Plan projects:
- Town of Montague, as part of the Town of Montague’s comprehensive plan update.
- Town of Whately, to be undertaken as part of the Town of Whately’s comprehensive plan visioning update.
- Regional Plan for Franklin County, for the towns of Northfield, Charlemont, Colrain and Orange.
- MBI Digital Equity Programs
- MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs Enhancing Digital Resources for Older Adults Grant
- National League of Cities Digital Equity Playbook (PDF, 1.7 MB)