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…

The Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program

The Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program

https://ded.mo.gov/content/ntia-broadband-infrastructure-program $288 Million in Funding Available to States to Build Broadband Infrastructure NTIA recently announced the availability of $288 million in grant funding for the deployment of broadband infrastructure. Grants will be awarded to covered partnerships between a state, or political subdivisions of a state, and providers of fixed broadband service. NTIA’s Broadband Infrastructure Program…

Public Entity Loan Program

Public Entity Loan Program

The 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 public entity and the…

Grants to States Program

Grants to States Program

Grants to States funds have been used to meet the needs of children, parents, teenagers, adult learners, senior citizens, the unemployed, and the business community. States and subrecipients have partnered with community organizations to provide a variety of services and programs, including access to electronic databases, computer instruction, homework centers, summer reading programs, digitization of…

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…