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Order cookies and help Austin Free-Net win $20k!

Austin Free-Net has been selected to participate in a charity competition with Tiff’s Treats to celebrate their 20th Anniversary.  Help us win by sharing our charity code ATXFREE19 and by placing an order with Tiff’s Treats at www.cookiedelivery.com.  Make sure you enter this code at checkout in the charity promotion code box each time you […]


Austin Free-Net awarded $434,554.20 through ACE Grant Program

Austin Free-Net awarded $434,554.20 from Austin Community College, Texas Innovative Adult Career Education (ACE) Grant Program Accelerate is a FREE CompTIA certification program designed for low-income individuals. This program is great for those seeking a career as a Network Administrator. A $6,500 value, students selected to participate will receive a minimum of […]


Our 2014 – 2015 Annual Report

                            We are proud to present our 2014-2015 Annual Report! The program year has been one of profound growth for Austin Free-Net. Our focus has been on serving more under-connected citizens and strengthening our programs.  Here are our […]

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Launch of Techno-Women

AFN is excited to announce that we launched our new Techno-Women program on March 7, 2015! Eleven women received a $7,500 scholarship to participate in the program that will educate and certify students in COMP TIA A+ and COMPTIA Network+ Cerfications.  The 34 week program will include an internship with […]


AFN Student Success: Meet Jan

Jan Morgan’s curiosity about computers and the Internet has led her to new opportunities she did not imagine. Jan is a single parent who lives in the Lakeside apartments, a residence subsidized by the Housing Authority of the City of Austin. She is also a proud graduate of AFN’s Tech-Starters I […]

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Welcome New AFN Board Member

Austin Free-Net is happy to introduce the newest member to our board of directors, Elizabeth Quintanilla. Elizabeth is a positive, creative, people-oriented, performance-driven Marketing Gunslinger: As a consultant and speaker, she focuses on understanding the customer perspective and consults on a variety of topics: online technologies and strategies, social business, […]