Governor Gina Raimondo and Rhode Island Commerce announced a new program to expand access to and the efficacy of remote work to further fight the spread of COVID-19. The effort will help fund the purchase of hardware, software and internet access to support Rhode Island workers and businesses.  A total of $5 million has been made available to support businesses moving employees to remote work or increasing productivity in order to keep them remote. These funds can help support purchase of things like laptops and printers, subscriptions to necessary software products, and/or internet access.

A preliminary interest form is available on Those interested in participating should apply by filling out the web form on the Rhode Island Commerce website