Community Broadband Grant Program

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Community Broadband Grant Program

The Community Connect Broadband Grant Program is designed to offer financial assistance to provide service at the Broadband Grant Speed in rural, economically-challenged communities where broadband service does not currently exist. Grant funds may be used to: (1) deploy service at the Broadband Grant Speed to critical community facilities, rural residents, and rural businesses, (2) construct, acquire, or expand a community center, and (3) equip a community center that provides free access to service at the Broadband Grant Speed to community residents for at least two years.

Eligible Applicants: For profit organizations, nonprofits, Native American Tribal organizations, special district governments, county governments, small businesses, cities, townships, and states.

Award Floor: $100,000

Award Ceiling: $3 million

Match: 15 percent

Deadline: May 14, 2018

Contact: Scott Steiner, 202-720-0806,

For further information or assistance in applying for funding opportunities, contact KLJ at 701-355-8400.