Program Name: Re-Connect Loans and 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
Expands broadband service to rural areas without sufficient broadband access.
Year Program Established:
Eligibility Requirements or Restrictions
Open to: Corporations,

Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships, Cooperatives or mutual organizations, States or local governments, A territory or possession of the United States, An Indian Tribe

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

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 construct, improve, acquire broadband and terrestrial satellite broadband facilities and equipment, and for pre-application expenses.