Program Name: Distance Learning and Tele-medicine Grants (RUS)  
Organization: United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development  
Address: 2118 W. Part Court, Suite A, Champaign, IL 61821  
Phone: 217-403-6200  
Briefly Describe the Purpose of the Program  
Funds development and deployment of advanced telecommunication services throughout rural America to improve education and healthcare.  
Year Program Established:
Eligibility Requirements or Restrictions

Open to: Government organizations, federally recognized Tribes, and


Rural areas outside incorporated or unincorporated cities with populations up to 20,000.

Application Deadline: Rolling bases
Application Guidelines:
Funding Cap Per Application or Fiscal Year Program Funding:
How Must Funds Be Used:
Funds can be used to buy equipment to deliver distance learning and tele-medicine services and pay for instructional programming, technical assistance, and training.