The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is in the process of extending the deadline for submission of applications for ReConnect funding under the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) published on October 24, 2021, to Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at 11:59 a.m. Eastern.

Notice of this deadline extension will be published in the Federal Register.

This extension will provide interested parties with an additional 15 days to submit an application for ReConnect funding.

Applications will not be accepted after March 9, 2022, 11:59 a.m. Eastern, until a new application opportunity has been opened with the publication of an additional FOA in the Federal Register.