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President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides $65 billion in funding to expand high-speed Internet access. This initiative aims to make high-speed Internet access. This initiative aims to make high-speed Internet affordable for all. The Broadband Equity Access and Deployment and State Digital Equity Planning Grant Programs support infrastructure planning, digital inclusion, and deployment projects and will connect Americans to technologies, skills, and resources critical in today's world.

Overall Info

56

Participating States and Territories

$14m+

Awarded to Date

400+

Digital Equity Program Participants

Program Progress by State & Territory

Program Status

Broadband Equity, Access and Development (BEAD)
Status State/ Territory
Planning Application Submitted 56
Planning Grant Awarded 9

Program Status

Digital Equity Act (DE)
Status State/ Territory
Planning Application Drafting 56
Planning Application Submitted 56
Planning Grant Awarded 9

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Alaska

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Alabama

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Arizona

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Arkansas

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California

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Colorado

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Connecticut

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Delaware

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Florida

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Georgia

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Hawaii

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Idaho

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Illinois

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Indiana

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Iowa

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Kansas

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Kentucky

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Louisiana

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Maine

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Maryland

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Massachusetts

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Michigan

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Minnesota

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Mississippi

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Missouri

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Montana

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Nebraska

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Nevada

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New Hampshire

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New Jersey

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New Mexico

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New York

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North Carolina

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North Dakota

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Ohio

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Oklahoma

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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

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Rhode Island

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South Carolina

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South Dakota

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Tennessee

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Texas

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Utah

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Vermont

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Virginia

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West Virginia

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Wisconsin

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Wyoming

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District of Columbia

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American Samoa

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Guam GU

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Northern Mariana Islands

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Puerto Rico

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Virgin Islands

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Contact Information

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Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Tim Stelzig
tstelzig@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Lisa Von Bargen
lisa.vonbargen@alaska.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Wade Perry
wperry@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Maureen Neighbors
Maureen.Neighbors@adeca.alabama.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Nicole Umayam
numayam@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Sandip Bhowmik
sandipb@azcommerce.com
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Luis Acuna
lacuna@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Glen Howie
Glen.Howie@ArkansasEDC.com
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Gladys Palpallatoc & Marina MacLatchie
gpalpallatoc@ntia.gov | mmaclatchie@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Scott Adams
scott.adams@state.ca.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Sarah Smith
ssmith@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Brandy Reitter
https://broadband.colorado.gov/contact-us
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Stuart Freiman
sreiman@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Kevin Pisacich
kevin.pisacich@ct.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Will Rau
wrau@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Marcia Jones
marcia.jones@delaware.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Carlos Nathan
cnathan@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Katie Smith
Katie.Smith@deo.myflorida.com
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Alex Johnson
ajohnson@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Josh Hildebrandt
https://broadband.georgia.gov/contact
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Susan Walters
swalters@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Garret Yoshimi
gyoshimi@hawaii.edu
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Eric Forsch
eforsch@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Ramon Hobdey-Sanchez
ramon.hobdeysanchez@commerce.idaho.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Greg Claus
gclaus@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Matt Schmit
Matt.Schmit@Illinois.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Graham Fishell
gfishell@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Earnie Holtry
EHoltrey@ocra.IN.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Robyn Madison
rmadison@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Matt Behrens
matt.behrens@iowa.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Melinda Stanley
mstanley@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Jade Piros de Carvalho
jade.piros@ks.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Chip Spann
cspann@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Meghan Sandfoss
meghan.sandfoss@ky.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Alex Johnson
ajohnson@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Veneeth Iyengar
Veneeth.Iyengar@la.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Brooke Barron
bbarron@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Andrew Butcher
abutcher@maineconnectivity.org
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Walter (Michael) Paroby
wparoby@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Kenrick "Rick" Gordon
kenrick.gordon@maryland.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Stuart Freiman
sfreiman@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Michael Baldino
baldino@masstech.org
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Ben Fineman
bfineman@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Eric Frederick
fredericke1@michigan.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Tom Karst
tkarst@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Bree Maki
bree.maki@state.mn.us
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Ty James
tjames@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Sally Doty
https://www.beam.ms.gov/contact-us
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Amy VanDeVelde
avandevelde@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
B.J. Tanksley
bj.tanksley@ded.mo.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Robyn Madison
rmadison@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Misty Ann Giles
MistyAnn.giles@mt.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Tom Rolfes
trolfes@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Patrick Redmond
patrick.redmond@nebraska.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Susan Walters
swalters@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Brian Mitchell
blmitchell@gov.nv.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Wendy Lader
wlader@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Mark Laliberte
mark.laliberte@livefree.nh.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Brynn Deprey
bdeprey@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Valarry Bullard
Valarry.Bullard@nj.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Heidi Byrd
hbyrd@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Kelly Schlegal
kelly.schlegel@state.nm.us
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Wendy Lader
wlader@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Joshua Breitbart
https://broadband.ny.gov/form/send-a-message-to-the-nys-connec
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Will Rau
wrau@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Angie Bailey
https://www.ncbroadband.gov/contact
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Kim Owen
kowen@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Kevin Sievert
ksievert@nd.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Ann Zimmerman
azimmerman@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Peter Voderberg
https://broadband.ohio.gov/help-center/contact-us/contact-us
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Luis Acuna
lacuna@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Edyn Rolls
info@onenet.net
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Eric Forsch
eforsch@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Daniel Holbrook
daniel.l.holbrook@biz.oregon.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Nicole Ugarte
nugarte@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Brandon Carson
PABroadbandAuthority@pa.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Stuart Freiman
sfreiman@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Brian Thorn
�broadband@commerceri.com
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Chris Bolling
cbolling@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Jim Stritzinger
JStritzinger@ors.sc.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Kim Owen
kowen@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Mike Waldner
mike.waldner@state.sd.us
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Paige Shapiro
pshapiro@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Taylre Beaty
taylre.beaty@tn.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Jennifer Harris
jharris@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Gregory Conte
broadband@cpa.texas.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Vikram Ravi
vravi@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Rebecca Dilg
rdilg@utah.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Wendy Lader
wlader@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Christine Hallquist
christine.hallquist@vermont.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Chris Bolling
cbolling@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Tamarah Holmes
tamarah.holmes@dhcd.virginia.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Phil Lehmkuhler
plehmkuhler@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Kelly A. Workman
WVBroadbandCouncil@wv.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Carah Koch
ckoch@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Alyssa Kenney
PSCStatebroadbandoffice@wisconsin.gov�
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Sarah Smith
ssmith@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Elaina Zempel
broadbandoffice@wyo.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Gilbert Resendez
gresendez@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Keisha Mims
octo@dc.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Ethan Lake
elake@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Michael McDonald
michael.mcdonald@doc.as
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Ethan Lake
elake@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Frank Lujan, Jr
frank.lujan@otech.guam.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Ethan Lake
elake@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Peter Dresslar
peter.dresslar@opd.gov.mp
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Tim Stelzig
tstelzig@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Osvaldo Soto-Garc�a
osvaldo.soto@jrsp.pr.gov
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Contact Information

Federal Program Officer:
Tim Stelzig
tstelzig@ntia.gov
State Broadband Officer:
Not Currently Available
Not Currently Available
BEAD Inquiries:
bead@ntia.gov
DE Inquiries:
digitalequity@ntia.gov

Program Timelines

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DE timeline

DE timeline

Additional Resources

Affordable Connectivity Program


This program helps those in need pay for high-speed Internet service and technology.

Capital Projects Fund


This program helps state governments fund capital projects and infrastructure. It works to expand high-speed Internet to deliver vital services.

ReConnect Loan and Grant Program


This program helps expand high-speed Internet access in rural areas. Funds support construction, facilities, and equipment.