Broadband Grant Programs


201 Results

501(c)3 Tax Exempt Bond Program
Virginia Small Business Financing Authority
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity

5G Fund
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization; Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity

Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Economic Development Pilot Program (AML Pilot)
Department of Interior
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; State Government; Tribal Entities
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Device (Education); Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Achieving Connectivity Everywhere (ACE) Act: Georgia 2017-2018 SB 402
Georgia General Assembly
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business;Non-Profit Organization; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity

Agribusiness Enterprise Loan Program
Mississippi Development Authority
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Building Connectivity

Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Alabama
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Internet Service Provider; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Alabama New Markets Development Program
Alabama Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Alabama
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity

Alabama Tax Increment Financing
Alabama Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Alabama
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Alternative Connect America Cost Model
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Alternative Connect America Cost Model II
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

American Indian Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities
Department of Education
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (Education); Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Annual CDBG Competition Grant
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; General Infrastructure; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training

Appalachian Regional Commission
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Grant; Loan; Technical Assistance
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; General Infrastructure; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; General Infrastructure; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training

Area Development Program
Appalachian Regional Commission
Eligible Geography: Appalachian Counties Served by ARC
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; General Infrastructure; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training

Auction 904: Rural Digital Opportunity Fund
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

BAND-NC Grant
North Carolina Department of Information Technology
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; Non-Profit Organization; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband Subsidy - Consumer

Broadband Loan Insurance Program
West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council
Eligible Geography: West Virginia
Program Type: Loan Insurance
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization; For-Profit Business; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity

Broadband Ready Communities
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Eligible Geography: Tennessee
Program Type: Designation
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Broadband-Development-Friendly Designation

Broadband Technology Tax Credit
Mississippi Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; Broadband-Related Industry

Brownfield Cleanup Tax Credit Program
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Eligible Geography: New York
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

Brownfield Development Tax Abatements
Alabama Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Alabama
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity

Brownfield Opportunity Areas Program
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Eligible Geography: New York
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

BUILD
Department of Transportation
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; State Government; Tribal Entities
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

Building Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Financing Authority
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; General Infrastructure

Business and Industry Loan Guarantees
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Loan Guarantee
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Local Government; Non-Profit Organizations; Financial Institution
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity

Business in Our Sites Grants/Loans
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Grant; Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; General Infrastructure

CAF Broadband Loop Support
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Campus Cyberinfrastructure
National Science Foundaton
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; Non-Profit Organization; Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband and Smart City Technologies Research and Development; Broadband-Related Industry; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Capital Improvements Revolving Loan Program
Mississippi Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity

CDBG Community Improvement Grants
Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity

CDBG Local Revolving Loan Fund
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Loan; Loan Guarantee
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; General Infrastructure; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training

CDBG Planning Grants
Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

CDBG Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Loan Guarantee
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; General Infrastructure; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training

Chapter 9B Property Tax and Sales Tax Abatements
Alabama Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Alabama
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Device (General)

City Revitalization and Improvement Zone
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

College/Underserved Community Partnership Program
Environmental Protection Agency
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Technical Assistance
Eligible Recipients: Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Community Based Grants Initiative
Golden Leaf Foundation
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; Non-Profit Organization; Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; General Infrastructure; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Community Connect Grant Program
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Businesses; Non-Profit Organizations; Internet Service Providers; Local Government; State Government
Eligible Purpose: Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Community Development Block Grant – Economic Development Program
Mississippi Development Authority
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training

Community Development Block Grant for Public Facilities Projects
Mississippi Development Authority
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

Community Development Block Grants
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; State Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; General Infrastructure; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training

Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant; Loan
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; Local Government; State Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Anchor Institution Connectivity

Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Loan Guarantee
Eligible Recipients: Financial Institution
Eligible Purpose: Anchor Institution Connectivity

Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; State Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Anchor Institution Connectivity; Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

Community Reinvestment Act
Department of Treasury
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Financial Institution
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Device (Education); Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Computer Data Center Equipment Incentive Program
Pennsylvania Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry

Computer Hardware and Software for High Technology Companies Sales and Use Tax Exemption
Georgia Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry

Connect America Fund Phase II
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Connect America Fund Phase II Auction
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Connected Care Pilot Program
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; For-Profit Business; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (Healthcare); Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

ConnectHomeUSA
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Partnership
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institutions
Eligible Purpose: Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband Enabled Devices (Education); Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Credit Against License Fee for Infrastructure
South Carolina Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: South Carolina
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

Data Center Equipment Sales and Use Tax Exemptions
Virginia Department of Taxation
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry

Data Center Sales and Use Tax Exemption
Tennessee Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Tennessee
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry

Data Centers Sales & Use Tax Exemptions
North Carolina Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry

Data Centers Sales and Use Tax Exemption
Georgia Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry; Building Connectivity

Datacenter Exemption
South Carolina Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: South Carolina
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry

Development Infrastructure Grant Program
Mississippi Development Authority
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; General Infrastructure

Digital Inclusion Corps
Institute of Museum and Library Services and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Resource
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Anchor Institution Connectivity

Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant Program
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; Internet Service Provider; Local Government; State Government; Non-Profit Organization; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broaband-Enabled Devices (Education); Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity

Downtown Development Revolving Loan Fund
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

E-Connectivity Toolkit
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Resource
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institutions; Financial Institution; For-Profit Business; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization; State Government; Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Deployment Planning/feasibility Studies

E-Rate Program
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institutions Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity

Economic Catalyst Program
Golden LEAF Foundation
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Anchor Institution Connectivity

Economic Development Based Alternative Apportionment Provisions
South Carolina Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: South Carolina
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband-Related Industry

Economic Development Fund
Empire State Development
Eligible Geography: New York
Program Type: Grant; Loan; Loan Guarantee
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies; General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Building Connectivity

Economic Development Purposes Grants
Empire State Development
Eligible Geography: New York
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies; General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Building Connectivity

Economic Development Set-Aside Program
South Carolina Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: South Carolina
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

Economic Infrastructure Program
North Carolina Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; General Infrastructure (Attache to Job Creation)

Emergency Broadband Benefit
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Consumer
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Subsidy - Consumer

Employment Incentive Program
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Grant; Loan
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation)

Energy Infrastructure Revolving Loan Program
Mississippi Development Authority
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; General Infrastructure

Enterprise Zone Program
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Equity Investment Tax Credit Program
Mississippi Development Authority
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity

Executive Order 91 forming the Task Force on Connecting North Carolina
North Carolina Department of Information Technology
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business;Non-Profit Organization; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity

Facebook Building Backbone Network Infrastructure
Facebook
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Resource
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

FastTrack Economic Development Fund
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Eligible Geography: Tennessee
Program Type: Grant; Loan
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry

FastTrack Infrastructure Development Program (FIDP)
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Eligible Geography: Tennessee
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Form SF-299 Application for Transportation, Utility Systems, Telecommunications and Facilities on Federal Lands and Property (Special-Use Permit Application)
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Permit
Eligible Recipients: Local Governments; State Governments; For-Profit Businesses; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

FY 2020 EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs
Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant; Loan
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; State Government; Higher Education Institution; Non-Profit Organization; Tribal Entities
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; General Infrastructure; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

FY20 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES Act)
Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant; Loan
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; State Government; Higher Education Institution; Non-Profit Organization; Tribal Entities
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; General Infrastructure; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

Georgia Broadband Ready Community Certification
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Designation
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Broadband-Development-Friendly Designation

Georgia Broadband Ready Site Designation
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Designation
Eligible Recipients: Facility or Development
Eligible Purpose: Broadband-Development-Friendly Designation

Georgia CDBG Innovative Grant Program
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; General Infrastructure

Georgia Tax Allocation Districts (TAD)
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

GREAT Grant
North Carolina Department of Information Technology
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Providers
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Healthcare Connect Fund Program
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; For-Profit Business; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (Healthcare); Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

High-Technology Business Property Valuation Act
West Virginia Development Office
Eligible Geography: West Virginia
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broadband-Related Industry

Industrial Development Bond Program
Virginia Small Business Financing Authority
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

Industrial Development Grant Program
Alabama Industrial Development Authority
Eligible Geography: Alabama
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

Industrial Revenue Bonds
Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Kentucky
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

Industrial Revenue Bonds
Mississippi Business Finance Corporation
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization; High Education Institution; Anchor Institution
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (Education); Broadband Enables Devices (Healthcare); Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

Infrastructure and Facilities Improvement Program (IFIP)
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Investment Credit
Alabama Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Alabama
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Investment Tax Credit
Georgia Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

JEDA Industrial Revenue Bond Program
South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA)
Eligible Geography: South Carolina
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization; Anchor Institution; Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadbnad Enabled Devices (Healthcare); Broadband Enabled Devices (Education)

JEDA Taxable Bond Program
South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA)
Eligible Geography: South Carolina
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Job Development Credit
South Carolina Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: South Carolina
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

Job Development Investment Grants
North Carolina Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training

Job Tax Credit
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broadband-Related Industry; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training;

JobsOhio Revitalization Program: Loan & Grant Fund
JobsOhio
Eligible Geography: Ohio
Program Type: Grant; Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Anchor Institution Connectivity

KentuckyWired
Kentucky Communications Network Authority
Eligible Geography: Kentucky
Program Type: Partnership
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; Local Government; State Government; Internet Service Provider; Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Keystone Communities Program
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity

Land Uses; Special Uses; Streamlining Processing of Communications Use Applications
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity

Lender Match Service
Small Business Administration
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Technical Assistance
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity

Lifeline Program
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Private Consumer
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Local Share Account – Fayette, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Washington Counties
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity

Maryland Industrial Development Financing Authority (MIDFA)
Maryland Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: Maryland
Program Type: Loan; Loan Insurance
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Building Connectivity

Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority (MSBDFA)
Maryland Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: Maryland
Program Type: Loan; Loan Guarantee; Subsidy; Technical Assistance
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry; Building Connectivity

Maryland Tax Increment Financing
Maryland Department of Planning
Eligible Geography: Maryland
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Microsoft Airband ISP Program
Microsoft
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy; Technical Assistance; Resource
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; Last Mile Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Broadband Subsidy - Telecommunications Provider

Minority Broadband Initiative
Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant; Technical Assistance
Eligible Recipients: Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Minority Business Bonding Program
Ohio Development Services Agency
Eligible Geography: Ohio
Program Type: Loan; Loan Guarantee
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

Mississppi Tax Increment Financing
Mississippi Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Mobile Telecommunications Broadband Investment Tax Credit
Pennsylvania Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry

Mobility Fund Phase II
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization; Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity

Narrowing the Digital Divide Through Installation of Broadband Infrastructure in HUD-Funded New Construction and Substantial Rehabilitation of Multifamily Rental Housing
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity

Neighborhood Assistance Program, Enterprise Zone Tax Credit (NAP/EZP)
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

New Markets Development Program Tax Credit
Kentucky Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Kentucky
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity

New Markets Tax Credit
Alabama Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Alabama
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Financial Institution; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Device (General); Anchor Institution Connectivity

New Markets Tax Credit Program
Department of Treasury
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Financial Institution; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Device (General); Anchor Institution Connectivity

New NY Broadband Program
New York State Broadband Program Office
Eligible Geography: New York
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider; For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

New York State Tax Increment Financing
Empire State Development
Eligible Geography: New York
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

North Carolina Project Development Financing
North Carolina Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Ohio Enterprise Bond Fund (OEBF)
JobsOhio
Eligible Geography: Ohio
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation)

Ohio K12 Help
Ohio Department of Education
Eligible Geography: Ohio
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Private Consumer
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (Education); Broadband Subsidy - Consumer

Ohio New Markets Tax Credit Program
Ohio Development Services Agency
Eligible Geography: Ohio
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity

Ohio New Markets Tax Credit Program
Ohio Development Services Agency
Eligible Geography: Ohio
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Device (General); Anchor Institution Connectivity

One Federal Decision Framework for the Environmental Review and Authorization Process for Major Infrastructure Projects under Executive Order 13807
Executive Office of the President
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; General Infrastructure

Open access to public rights of way for telecommunications: West Virginia Code §17 – 2 E- 1-E-9
West Virginia General Assembly
Eligible Geography: West Virginia
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization; For-Profit Business; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity

Open Grants Program
Golden Leaf Foundation
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; General Infrastructure; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Opportunity Zone Investment Incentives
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Alabama
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Financial Institution
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Device (General); Anchor Institution Connectivity

Opportunity Zones
Department of Treasury
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Financial Institution
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Device (General); Anchor Institution Connectivity

Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER)
Appalachian Regional Commission
Eligible Geography: Appalachian Counties Served by ARC
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; Non-Profits; Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; General Infrastructure; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training

Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority Tax Exempt Bond Program
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit; Non-Profit Organization; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority Taxable Bond Program
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit; Non-Profit Organization; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

Pennsylvania First Program (PA First)
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Grant; Loan; Loan Guarantee
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA)
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

Pennsylvania Infrastructure Bank
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; State Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity;

Pennsylvania Tax Increment Financing
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research
National Science Foundaton
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; For-Profit Business; Internet Service Provider; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Broadband and Smart City Technologies Research and Development; Last Mile Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Property Tax Exemption for Broadband Technology
Mississippi Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; Broadband-Related Industry

Property Tax Exemption for Industrial Revenue Bond Financing
Mississippi Business Finance Corporation
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization; High Education Institution; Anchor Institution
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (Education); Broadband Enables Devices (Healthcare); Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

Proposed Rule Broadband Infrastructure Deployment
Department of Transportation
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

Public Housing Neighborhood Networks Program
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institutions
Eligible Purpose: Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband Enabled Devices (Education); Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Realty Program (Utility Right-of-Way) (through EO: Accelerating Broadband Infrastructure Deployment 2012)
Federal Highway Administration
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Reimbursement
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; State Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

ReConnect Loan and Grant Program
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant; Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization; State Government; Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity

Redevelopment Fund Program
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

Regional Economic Business Assistance
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Georgia
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband-Related Industry; Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

Regulations for Local Government Ownership and Operation of Internet: Tennessee Code Annotated § 7-52-601 et seq
Tennessee Legislature
Eligible Geography: Tennessee
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Regulations for Municipal and Publicly-owned Broadband: S.C. Code Ann. § 58-9-2600-2670 et seq.
South Carolina Legislature
Eligible Geography: South Carolina
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Regulations for Public and Cooperative Broadband Joint Ventures: Tennessee Code Ann. § 7-59-316
Tennessee Legislature
Eligible Geography: Tennessee
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Regulations Governing Cooperative Broadband: 2019 Legislative Session SB 310
North Carolina Legislature
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Regulations Governing Municipal Broadband – NC Statutes Chapter 160A, Article 16A
North Carolina Legislature
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Revised Alternative Connect America Cost Model
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Loan; Loan Guarantee
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Internet Service Provider; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Backbone Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Rural Broadband Communication Services: 2018 Session HB 961
Maryland General Assembly
Eligible Geography: Maryland
Program Type: Regulation/Law
Eligible Recipients: Non-Profit Organization; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity

Rural Broadband Experiments
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Rural Business Development Grant
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; Non-Profit Organization; State Government; Higher Education Institution; Tribal Entities
Eligible Purpose: Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Related Industry; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies;

Rural Economic Development (RED) Credits
Mississippi Business Finance Corporation
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization; High Education Institution; Anchor Institution
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (Education); Broadband Enables Devices (Healthcare); Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant; Loan
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider; For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Broadband-Related Industry; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training; Last Mile Connectivity

Rural Infrastructure Fund
South Carolina Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: South Carolina
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Broadband Technology
Mississippi Department of Revenue
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: Internet Service Provider
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; Broadband-Related Industry

Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Industrial Revenue Bond Financing
Mississippi Business Finance Corporation
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Tax Incentive
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization; High Education Institution; Anchor Institution
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (Education); Broadband Enables Devices (Healthcare); Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

Section 108 Loan Guarantee
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Loan Guarantee
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; State Government
Eligible Purpose: Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Site Grant Development Program
Mississippi Development Authority
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; General Infrastructure

Small Municipalities and Limited Population Counties Grant Program
Mississippi Development Authority
Eligible Geography: Mississippi
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; General Infrastructure; Building Connectivity

Smart and Connected Communities
National Science Foundaton
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; Financial Institutions; For-Profit Business; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization; State Government
Eligible Purpose: Broadband and Smart City Technologies Research and Development; Last Mile Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Smart Regions Collaborative
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Resource
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General); Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Broadband-Related Industry; Broadband and Smart City Technologies Research and Development

South Carolina Tax Increment Financing
South Carolina Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: South Carolina
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Spectrum and Wireless Innovation enabled by Future Technologies (SWIFT)
National Science Foundaton
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Broadband and Smart City Technologies Research and Development

Tax Increment Financing
Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Kentucky
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Tax Increment Financing
Ohio Development Services Agency
Eligible Geography: Ohio
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Tax Increment Financing
West Virginia Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: West Virginia
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Guarantee Program
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Telecommunication Device Distribution Program
Pennslyvania Public Utility Commission
Eligible Geography: Pennsylvania
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Private Consumer
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans & Loan Guarantees Program
Department of Agriculture
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Loan; Loan Guarantee
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Internet Service Provider; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity

Telecommunications Program
Federal Communications Commission
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Subsidy
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; For-Profit Business; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity

Telehealth Network Grant Program
Department of Health and Human Services
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (Healthcare)

Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Grant
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Eligible Geography: Tennessee
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Internet Service Provider; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization;
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Tennessee Emergency Broadband Fund
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Eligible Geography: Tennessee
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Internet Service Provider; Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Tennessee Tax Increment Financing
Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury
Eligible Geography: Tennessee
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

The Governor’s Closing Fund
South Carolina Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: South Carolina
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

Title III, Part B: Strengthening Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program
Department of Education
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Broadband Enabled Devices (Education); Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund
Virginia Tobacco Region Revitilization Commission
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Broadband-Related Industry

Utilities Program (through EO: Accelerating Broadband Infrastructure Deployment 2012)
Federal Highway Administration
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Reimbursement
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; State Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Backbone Connectivity; Broadband Deployment Planning/Feasibility Studies

Utility Account
North Carolina Department of Commerce
Eligible Geography: North Carolina
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; General Infrastructure (Attache to Job Creation)

VCEDA Revolving Loan Fund
Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

Virginia Collaborative Economic Development Performance Grant
Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure (Attached to Job Creation); Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Virginia Enterprise Zone Real Property Investment Grant
Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

Virginia Initiative for Growth & Opportunity in Each Region (GO Virginia)
Virginia Initiative for Growth and Opportunity
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Virginia Pooled Financing Program
Virginia Resources Authority
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity

Virginia Tax Increment Financing
Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Tax Increment Financing
Eligible Recipients: Local Government; For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity

Virginia Telecommunications Initiative (VATI)
Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
Eligible Geography: Virginia
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

Volume Cap Program
Ohio Development Services Agency
Eligible Geography: Ohio
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business
Eligible Purpose: General Infrastructure; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; Building Connectivity

West Virginia Rural Health Infrastructure Loan Fund
Center for Rural Health Development
Eligible Geography: West Virginia
Program Type: Loan
Eligible Recipients: Anchor Institution; For-Profit Business; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Anchor Institution Connectivity; Building Connectivity; Broadband Enabled Devices (Healthcare)

Workforce Development in Telecommunication Sector: Apprenticeship Investments in Support of Broadband and 5G
Department of Labor
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Higher Education Institution
Eligible Purpose: Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Department of Labor
Eligible Geography: Nationwide
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Other
Eligible Purpose: Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training; Digital Inclusion/Digital Skills Training

X-Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Eligible Geography: Alabama
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: For-Profit Business; Internet Service Provider; Non-Profit Organization
Eligible Purpose: Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity

X-Area Development Program
Appalachian Regional Commission
Eligible Geography: Appalachian Counties Served by ARC
Program Type: Grant
Eligible Recipients: Local Government
Eligible Purpose: Building Connectivity; Anchor Institution Connectivity; Last Mile Connectivity; Middle Mile Connectivity; General Infrastructure; Broadband-Technologies Workforce Training