The Broadband ReConnect 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.
The application window for the second round of funding opened 1/13/2020 [click here for press release].
ReConnect funding applications can be submitted at www.usda.gov/reconnect.
To assist potential providers with their applications, USDA is hosting technical assistance and training webinars across the country. To see an updated list of dates and locations, or to register for a workshop or webinar, visit www.usda.gov/reconnect/events (scroll down past workshops for list of webinars). Currently, webinars are scheduled for February 5th and 7th.