The NYC Connected Learning program is a multi-year program, with schools participating in the 2010-2011 school year and the 2011-2012 school year, with a third year being planned.
- The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the US Department of Commerce is the primary funder.
- The Office of School Programs and Partnerships of the DOE and the NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) are leading program oversight and management.
- Computers for Youth (CFY) is the lead partner for NYC-CL, working closely with partner schools to offer all of their sixth grade families free desktop computers pre-loaded with educational software as well as easy access to engaging educational resources online. In addition, CFY is providing these families with bilingual family learning workshops to enhance the confidence of parents as learning partners, informing them about the deeply discounted broadband program and providing help desk availability 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Time Warner Cable and Cablevision are the exclusive broadband partners in the NYC Connected Learning program.
- Teaching Matters and AUSSIE are leading ongoing teacher training for participating schools.
- City University of New York (CUNY) is providing college interns to support the schools technology while allowing the interns to gain work experience
- MOUSE is providing a curriculum and training that prepare students to provide technology support and leadership skills at their respective schools.
- Common Sense Media is providing schools and families curriculum, training and support around a digital citizenship for safe and appropriate use of the Internet and social networking tools.
- Microsoft and Intel are generous corporate sponsors of the NYC Connected Learning program.