Program Name: Broadband Technical Assistance 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
BTA provides financial assistance through cooperative agreements to eligible entities to receive or deliver broadband technical assistance and training and supports the development and expansion of broadband cooperatives.
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Eligibility Requirements or Restrictions
Open to: Federally-recognized Tribes, State or local governments, Territories or possessions of the United States, Institutions of higher education, Nonprofit organizations, Cooperatives or mutual organizations, Corporations, Limited Liability Companies or Limited Liability Partnerships

Rural areas where – depending on the funding category – 50 to 90 percent of the households lack sufficient broadband access

Application Deadline: Closed
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