Community Connect Grants

Community Connect Grants

Community Connect Grants offers funding to eligible applicants that will construct broadband networks that provide service on a community-oriented connectivity basis in rural areas. Specifically, funds will be used for the construction, acquisition, or leasing of facilities, spectrum, land or buildings used to deploy broadband service for residential and business, and essential community facilities (such…

Public Entity Loan Program

Public Entity Loan Program

The Missouri Development Finance Board Public Entity Loan Program provides loans to local governments to finance general public infrastructure improvements and economic development projects. Loans are individually structured tax-exempt revenue bonds tailored to meet the needs of each public entity. The loans may be secured (sale/leaseback) or unsecured depending upon the credit strength of the…

Missouri Infrastructure Development Opportunities Commission Program (MIDOC)

Missouri Infrastructure Development Opportunities Commission Program (MIDOC)

The purpose of the Missouri Infrastructure Development Opportunities Commission Program is to help rural communities and rural districts that have a financial hardship with their infrastructure project and are unable to obtain financing elsewhere, with priority given to water and sewer projects addressing public health and safety issues. Projects must address reparation of public infrastructure to be eligible.   Loan dollar amounts…

Grants to States Program

Grants to States Program

Using a population-based formula, more than $150 million is distributed among the State Library Administrative Agencies (SLAAs) every year by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. SLAAs are official agencies charged by law with the extension and development of library services, and they are located in: Each of the 50 states and the District…

Community Planning and Development – Community Development Block Grant

Community Planning and Development – Community Development Block Grant

HUD continues its efforts to narrow the digital divide in low-income communities served by HUD by providing, where feasible and with HUD funding, broadband infrastructure to communities in need of such infrastructure. Broadband is the common term used to refer to a very fast connection to the Internet. Such connections are also referred to as…

ReConnect Program

ReConnect Program

The ReConnect Program offers unique federal financing and funding options in the form of loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to facilitate broadband deployment in areas of rural America that don’t currently have sufficient access to broadband, defined by the law as 10 Mbps (megabits per second) downstream and 1 Mbps upstream. This program will generate…