The ReConnect Loan and Grant Program furnishes loans and grants to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas. Applications will be accepted starting September 6, 2022 through the Rural Utilities Service's online application portal.
ReConnect Program funds can be used to fund the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service capable of delivering 100 Mbps symmetrical service and the acquisition of an existing system not currently providing sufficient access to broadband service, under certain circumstances, and with restrictions. Up to five percent of the award may be used for preapplication expenses.
Click here for a program overview.
Read the full Funding Opportunity Announcement here.
Next webinar: Thursday, August 11, 2022 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM Eastern - Register here.
Past webinars and slide decks on preparing to apply
Assistant Administrator, Telecommunications Program, RUS, USDA