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This program will offer grants of between $1 Million and $10 Million to local jurisdictions or their ISP partner to construct new broadband networks to service unserved s. The grant may pay for 70% to 90% of the capital construction costs associated with providing service to unserved homes and businesses.

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Broadband | DHCD

This CDBG program funds eligible units of local government for planning and implementation projects, which target "last mile" installation of broadband (i.e.; no long-haul backbone systems will be installed with CDBG funds). Construction funding must be a part of a larger community comprehensive development project. Click Here

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Next Level Connections Broadband Program - IN.gov

Grant Overview. Indiana will invest $270 million toward improving broadband access and adoption in Indiana. The Next Level Connections Broadband Grant Program is designed to provide funds for the deployment of broadband infrastructure to provide eligible broadband service to unserved end users, which include s, businesses and community anchor …

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Broadband funding makes MinnPost top rural issues list ...

Minnesota stands to get at least $170 million for subsidizing construction of broadband infrastructure from Minnesota's share of the ARP and the federal infrastructure bill. That would be more money than the state spent since 2014 in its own broadband grant program. The state could potentially be in line for $280 million or more for high ...

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Border-To-Border Broadband Infrastructure Grant Update ...

The FY22 and FY23 broadband grant program is scheduled to be funded with federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, Sec. 604 Capital Projects Fund (CPF). The 2021 Legislature directed that $70 million of Minnesota's allocation from that fund should be used for the broadband grant program.

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Minnesota lawmakers agree to spend $70 million on ...

Minnesota lawmakers agree to spend $70 million on improving broadband access across the state The funding would be the largest infusion of money into the program since it began. And it's ...

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Minnesota invests $23 million in rural broadband grants ...

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is awarding $23,270,933 in Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant Program funds to 30 broadband projects across the state. The projects will bring broadband access to underserved and unserved areas of Minnesota, providing internet access for more than 10,900 …

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Minnesota announces $20 million in grants for broadband ...

Minnesota announces $20 million in grants for broadband projects. Approximately $20 million in grant funding was set aside for both the 2020 and 2021 rounds of the program by the Minnesota Legislature in 2019 …

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Grants | National Telecommunications and Information ...

The Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) and the State Broadband Initiative (SBI) (formerly called the State Broadband Data and Development Grant Program) invested approximately $4 billion in projects throughout the United States to support the deployment of broadband infrastructure, enhance and expand public computer centers ...

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High-quality Broadband in Kansas - Kansas Department of ...

Program Information: Round 1. The Broadband Acceleration Grant Program seeks to invest $5 million towards bridging the digital divide in Kansas. The program can pay up to 50% of the eligible costs for a qualifying project, up to $1 million, to fund projects that provide access to high-quality, reliable broadband throughout Kansas with priority ...

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Minnesota announces $20 million in grants for broadband ...

Broadband infrastructure projects funded in the latest round of the state Department of Employment and Economic Development's broadband grant program range from Lyon County in the southwest part of the state to St. Louis County in the northeast. Local funding will this year match the grants at $33.6 million.

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Minnesota announces $20 million in grants for broadband ...

Government and Politics Minnesota announces $20 million in grants for broadband projects Approximately $20 million in grant funding was set aside for both the 2020 and 2021 rounds of the program by the Minnesota Legislature in 2019 amid a larger state government effort to make high-speed internet more widely accessible.

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Broadband Grant Programs Public Virtual ... - ntia.doc.gov

NTIA will host broadband grant program public virtual listening sessions in connection with the five new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: The Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program; the Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program; and the Digital Equity …

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Minnesota Rural Broadband Coalition | Access to high speed ...

Thanks to our partnership with AARP Minnesota, the MN Speed Test Initiative was featured in an extended segment on KARE 11 news.Anchor Gia Vang spoke with our project manager and lobbyist Nathan Zacharias about the importance of access to broadband for MN seniors, how to take the speed test, and why the Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program needs to be …

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Questions over federal broadband grants roil Minnesota's ...

Last week, the FCC announced $9.2 billion in grants across the country to be spent over 10 years on rural broadband development, roughly $408 million of …

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Broadband Offices Concerned About Uncertainty in ...

Minnesota's broadband deployment office, housed within the state's employment and economic development department, has run a state infrastructure grant program since 2014. Using the state's budget surplus, the office utilized between $11 million and $35 million for infrastructure funding.

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Federal Register :: Broadband Grant Programs Public ...

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (Pub. L. 117-58) authorized and funded five new broadband grant programs to be administered by NTIA: The Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program; the Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program; and the Digital Equity Act Programs, which include the State Digital Equity Planning ...

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DEED to award over $20M in grants for broadband ...

The program works to bring high-quality broadband access to underserved and unserved areas of the state, primarily in Greater Minnesota. Walz's office said the funding will help provide reliable ...

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Border-To-Border Broadband Infrastructure Grant Update ...

Here is a direct link to the website: Broadband Grant Program / Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (mn.gov) Minnesota's total Capital Projects Fund allocation from the American Rescue Plan Act is $180,702,620. At this time, $70 million has been allocated by the state legislature for the broadband infrastructure grant ...

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Broadband - stlouiscountymn.gov

Broadband Planning Grant The purpose of the program is to assist communities with planning for and securing funds for broadband infrastructure in unserved or underserved areas of St. Louis County. Selected applicants will be awarded up to $25,000 and requires a 1:1 financial match.

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Broadband Grant Program / Minnesota Department of ...

The Border to Border Broadband Development Grant Program was created in Minn. Stat. 116J.395 in 2014. The legislative focus of this grant program is to provide state resources that help make the financial case for new and existing providers to invest in building broadband infrastructure into unserved and underserved areas of the state.

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Community Connect Grants | Rural Development

The Community Connect program helps rural communities extend access where broadband service is least likely to be commercially available, but where it can make a tremendous difference in the quality of life for people and businesses. The projects funded by these grants help rural residents tap into the enormous potential of the Internet for ...

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Office of Broadband Development / Minnesota …

The Office of Broadband Development helps Minnesotans understand broadband options available and work together to improve availability and use of high speed broadband services. The Office of Broadband Development at DEED is gathering links and contact information for companies with service options related to COVID-19 response.

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Broadband Grants | Office of the Chief Information Officer

Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program. The Office of the Chief Information Officer administers the Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program designed to reduce or eliminate areas of the State of Iowa that are unserved or undeserved by broadband service, leveraging federal funds and public and private partnerships where possible, by awarding …

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Broadband Infrastructure Playbook will Push Benefits of ...

1 Minnesota's broadband deployment office, housed within the state's employment and economic development department, has run a state infrastructure grant program since 2014. Using the state's budget surplus, the office utilized between $11 million and $35 million for infrastructure funding.

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Minnesota announces $20 million in grants for broadband ...

Minnesota announces $20 million in grants for broadband projects. Approximately $20 million in grant funding was set aside for both the 2020 and 2021 rounds of the program by the Minnesota ...

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broadband | Minnesota Rural Broadband Coalition

We agreed to set the definition of "unserved" areas at the level the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recognized as its definition of broadband; that level was 25/3 in 2015 — and it was the threshold for "unserved" areas in Minnesota during the 2015 funding round of our broadband grant program.

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Minnesota announces $20 million in grants for broadband ...

Government and Politics Minnesota announces $20 million in grants for broadband projects Approximately $20 million in grant funding was set aside for both the 2020 and 2021 rounds of the program by...

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PSC Broadband Grants

Overvie w. The purpose of the Broadband Expansion Grant Program is to encourage the deployment of advanced telecommunications capability in underserved areas of the state. Successful applicants will demonstrate a clear and achievable plan to improve broadband communications services in one or more underserved areas in the state.

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Minnesota announces $20 million in grants for broadband ...

Approximately $20 million in grant funding was set aside for both the 2020 and 2021 rounds of the program by the Minnesota Legislature in 2019 amid a larger state government effort to make...

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Minnesota County OKs $2M Match for Federal Broadband Grant

Nobles County commissioners voted last week to authorize spending up to $2 million on a $21 million broadband expansion project if the county is awarded a significant USDA ReConnect grant.

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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $3.4 Million ... - eda.gov

The project developed by the Northeast Service Cooperative, Mountain Iron, Minnesota, will construct more than 100 miles of middle-mile broadband fiber to expand the network to serve remote and underserved areas throughout the vast geography of six counties of Northeast Minnesota. This EDA grant, to be matched with $835,000 in local funds, is ...

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