OPPORTUNITY: Community Connect Grant Program Now Open

From the Office of Broadband Development…

Community Connect Grant Program Now Open – Community Connect Notice of Funding Opportunity Published

A new funding window has opened for the Community Connect Grant Program. The Community Connect Program provides financial assistance in the form of grants to eligible applicants that will provide, on a “community-oriented connectivity” basis, broadband service that fosters economic growth and delivers enhanced educational, health care, and public safety benefits.

The USDA Rural Development’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is hosting two webinars to provide information about the Community Connect Program and will cover the recently published Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

This webinar will include:

  • A brief overview of the Community Connect Program
  • The current NOFO
  • A walkthrough of the application process
  • Next steps and important dates
  • An opportunity to ask questions about the NOFO

We will present this webinar twice. Attendees should select the date that works best for their schedule. The webinars will include the same information at each session, and we’ll address questions as time permits during the session.

Slides, a transcript, and a recording of the webinar will be posted at the Community Connect website after the session.

Webinar Date and Time

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 from 1:00PM to 2:30PM Eastern

Register here!

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 from 1:00PM to 2:30PM Eastern

Register here!


Please submit any Community Connect questions using the Contact Us Form on the Program’s website.


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