WVBIP: MBPS Round 2 Application Window Opening

The West Virginia Department of Economic Development will open the second round of the Major Broadband Project Strategies (MBPS) Program on March 9, 2023. 

MBPS Round 2 Program Procedures have been published to this page. The Department will be conducting an MBPS Round 2 webinar for interested parties on March 8, 2023, to discuss new updates. MBPS Round 2 will utilize the 2023 version of the Target Area Maps utilized for LEAD Round 2 to determine addresses eligible for grant funding.

The Department has allocated approximately $30 million to the MBPS Round 2 grant program. The application window will be open to submit applications between 9 am March 9, 2023, and 11:59 pm April 20, 2022.