The USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS) recently announced their latest community connect grants…
The purpose of the Community Connect Grant Program is to provide financial assistance in the form of grants to eligible applicants that will provide service at the Broadband Grant Speed to all premises in currently unserved, lower-income, and extremely rural areas. RUS will give priority to rural areas that demonstrate the greatest need for broadband services, based on the criteria contained herein.
Here are a couple key points:
- minimum grant request amount of $100,000 and a maximum grant request amount of $3,000,000 per application for FY 2018.
- Submission due May 14, 2018
You can get the details from the Federal Register. Good luck!