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Broadband Infrastructure Program

Status: 
Not Accepting Applications

Overview


The Broadband Infrastructure Program is a $288 million program to build partnerships between states and Internet service providers. The goal of the program is to expand Internet access to areas without service, especially to rural areas. Funding is for infrastructure and deployment projects.

The application window for this program closed on August 17, 2021. More than 230 applications were submitted. We announced the first awards on February 23, 2022. We'll announce more awards on a rolling basis. For more information, visit BroadbandUSA.

Grant Recipients

The application window for this program closed on December 1, 2021. NTIA is continuing to review the more than 200 applications submitted. We'll announce awards on a rolling basis. For more information, visit BroadbandUSA.

Grantee Resources

The Office of Connectivity and Growth at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration has created many resources to support grantees during the life of their grant. For more information, visit BroadbandUSA.

Recent Technical Assistance Sessions and Webinars

 

Post-Award Recordings: Annual Report Walkthrough

This video explains how Broadband Infrastructure Program (BIP) grant recipients should complete their Annual Report, which is required one year after the program start date and annually thereafter.

 

Post-Award Recordings: Performance Technical Report Walkthrough

This video explains how Broadband Infrastructure Program (BIP) grant recipients should complete their Semiannual Performance (Technical) Report, which is due 30 days after the end of the reporting period.

Post-Award Recordings: Baseline Report Walkthrough

This video explains how Broadband Infrastructure Program (BIP) grant recipients should complete their Baseline Report, which is due 45 calendar days after grant recipients receive final NEPA approvals in the form of a Categorical Exclusion (CE) decision memorandum or the publication of a signed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI).

Post-Award Recordings: Procurements by recipients of NTIA Broadband Grant Awards

This webinar clarifies methods for procurement - the acquisition of goods and services - required by Federal regulations for Broadband Infrastructure Program (BIP) grant recipients and offers tips to ensure regulatory compliance.