Program Name:

Rural Broadband Loans, Loan and Grants combinations, and Loan


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  
Provides funds for the construction, improvement, or purchase of facilities and equipment needed to provide service at the broadband lending speed in eligible rural areas  
  Year Program Established:
  Eligibility Requirements or Restrictions

Open to: Nonprofits, corporations, LLCs, cooperatives or mutual organizations, government organizations, federally recognized Tribes Individuals and partnerships are not eligible.

Population: For loan and grant combinations, at least 90 percent of the households in the proposed service area must not have access to broadband service. For loans and loan guarantees, the service threshold is 50 percent

  Application Deadline: Rolling bases
  Application Guidelines:
  Funding Cap Per Application or Fiscal Year Program Funding:
  How Must Funds Be Used: