Broadband Programs and Resources for Cities

October 21, 2021

Below you will find links and contact information for the state and federal agencies providing a range of resources–from maps and toolkits, to grant/loan programs and services–in support of local government broadband planning and deployment. Since agencies are continuing to roll out new programs and tools, please check their website for the latest information.

Georgia Broadband Program

Led by the Georgia Technology Authority and the Department of Community Affairs.

You can also find a Broadband Ready Community Model Ordinance, the 2021 Broadband Report and more on the Georgia Broadband Program website.

Georgia Technology Authority (GTA)

Georgia's Enterprise IT Policies, Standards and Guidelines (PSGs)


Jessica Simmons

Deputy Chief Information Officer for Broadband and Special Projects, GTA


National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)


Scott Woods

Senior Broadband Program Specialist, NTIA

Office: 202-482-1713

Mobile: 202-306-3096

U.S. Department of Agriculture


Andrew E. Hayes

General Field Representative, Loan Origination and Approval Division, Telecommunications Program, Rural Development, USDA (States Covered: FL, GA, PR, VI)



Laurel Leverrier

Assistant Administrator, Rural Utilities Service Telecommunications Headquarters in Washington, D.C., USDA


U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)


Jonathan Corso

Economic Development Representative


Additional ARPA and Federal Infrastructure Funds

Capital Projects Fund

Back to Listing