American Indian Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities

Department of Education

Program Type:

Grant

Eligible Geography:

Nationwide

Summary:

Provides funds to eligible higher education institutions for broadband construction, broadband adoption, digital skills training, and mobile hotspots and mobile hotspot data plans.

Eligible Recipients:

Higher Education Institution

Eligible Recipients Detail:

Applicants are limited to tribal colleges and universities

Eligible Purpose:

Broadband Enabled Devices (Education); Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Eligible Purpose Detail:

Funds can be used for a variety of projects that improve and strengthen the academic quality, institutional management, and fiscal stability of eligible institutions.

This can include Developing or improving facilities for Internet use or other distance education technologies; Construction, maintenance, renovation, and improvement in classrooms, libraries, laboratories, and other instructional facilities, including purchase or rental of telecommunications technology equipment or services, and the acquisition of real property adjacent to the campus of the institution on which to construct such facilities.

Source:

https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/sites/default/files/bbusa_federalfunding_all_200511.pdf