New USDA Re-Connect Broadband Deadline
The USDA Broadband ReConnect Program furnishes loans and grants to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.
The second round of funding was announced Dec. 12, 2019. The window for submitting applicatins will open January 31, 2020, with a new deadline March 31, 2020 (6 pm).
Read about the FOA (Funding Opportunity Announcement) HERE.
Learn more about this funding program, HERE.
New ConnectME Spring Broadband Grants
Extended application period: Broadband Infrastrastructure and Community Planning Applications and related materials are on the ConnectMaine’s website: https://www.maine.gov/connectme/grants.
Deadline for both is May 7, 2020, with decisions expected by May 27.