Community Connect Grant Program

Funding Opportunity Title: Community Connect Grant Program
Category of Funding Activity: Business and Commerce Community Development Regional Development
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Awards: $100,000-$3, 000, 000
Deadline:  Mar 13, 2017
Description: The Community-Oriented Connectivity Broadband Grant Program (Community Connect Grant Program) is designed to provide 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. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis for entities to serve all premises in eligible rural areas at the Broadband Grant Speed to ensure rural consumers enjoy the same quality and range of broadband services as are available in urban and suburban communities.
Funding Opportunity Number: RDRUS-CC-2017

GRANT APPLICATION

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