Broadband

Funding opportunities under Broadband include broadband equity, affordable connectivity, digital equity planning, tribal connectivity, rural broadband programs, and middle mile broadband infrastructure. 

The Grant Status column will be updated as grants are pursued. 

  • Monitoring – monitoring the grant program and waiting for more guidance to be released
  • Applying – preparing the grant application to apply for funds
  • Applied – submitted application
  • Awarded – awarded grant funds
  • Not Awarded – not awarded grant funds 
Grant Program Monitoring Project Description Grant Status Grant Release Date
ReConnect Program County is monitoring for projects to build infrastructure and install equipment to provide high-speed internet service in rural communities. Monitoring August2022
Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program Funding is for the States. We are continuing to monitor and watch for any eligibility.  Monitoring April- June 2022
State Digital Equity Capacity Grant  Funding is for the States. We are continuing to monitor and watch for any eligibility to promote digital inclusion and equity. Monitoring July-Sepetmber 2023
State Digital Equity Competitive Grant County is monitoring for potential computer and software support for libraries. Monitoring TBD
State Digital Equity Planning Grant Funding is for the States. We are continuing to monitor and watch for any eligibility to develop digital equity plans. Monitoring TBD
Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program County is monitoring to support tribal governments for broadband deployment on tribal lands, telehealth, distance learning, and digital inclusion. Monitoring TBD
Middle Mile Grants Program County is monitoring for construction/improvement of middle mile infrastructure to reduce internet costs of connecting underserved areas. Monitoring May 2022