Potential Partners and Funding Sources

Check back on this page for frequent updates for information pertaining to resources for individuals and groups wishing to advance broadband access in their communities.

USDA Community Connect

https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/community-connect-grants

This program helps fund broadband deployment into rural communities where it is not yet economically viable for private sector providers to deliver service. For more information on other programs administered by RUS Telecommunications, visit:

http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/all-programs/telecom-programs

U.S. EDA

The Economic Development Administration's (EDA's) mission is to lead the Federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for economic growth and success in the worldwide economy. EDA fulfills this mission through strategic investments and partnerships that create the regional economic ecosystems required to foster globally competitive regions throughout the United States. For more information, visit:

https://www.eda.gov/funding-opportunities/