From the USDA…
Informational Workshops Scheduled for April and May 2019
USDA has announced the six regional ReConnect Technical Assistance Workshops. These regional workshops will allow applicants to gain a stronger understanding of the application process and program requirements. They will provide stakeholders with information about the funding opportunity announcement released in December 2018, as well as specific details regarding the technical, financial, and program management requirements.
Pre-registration for these events is required. To register, please visit this following link:
The Washington, Pennsylvania workshop was held April 2-3, 2019
Register for the Tucson, Arizona workshop to be held April 9-10, 2019
Register for the Junction City, Kansas workshop to be held April 16-17, 2019
Register for the Welches, Oregon workshop to be held April 23-24, 2019
Register for the Auburn, Alabama workshop to be held May 8-9, 2019
Register for the Alexandria, Minnesota workshop to be held May 15-16, 2019
About the ReConnect Program
The ReConnect Program offers loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to facilitate broadband deployment in areas of rural America without sufficient access to broadband.
- The awards made under this program will bring high-speed broadband to rural areas that lack sufficient access to broadband.
- The delivery of broadband connection and high-quality service will enable technologies critical to rural communities, such as precision agriculture.
- The pilot program will fuel long-term economic development and opportunities in rural America.
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