Technology & Broadband Funding Sources

The Division of Local Government (DLG) created this resource to help local governments navigate the funding sources available through a variety of Federal and State programs. Sources are broken out by category below.

DISCLAIMER: This is not an exhaustive list and will be updated frequently as new information is available.

Funding Sources

Program Agency Type Eligibility
Emergency Broadband Benefit Fund (EBB) USAC Bill Discounts Households

NTIA Broadband Programs:

  • Broadband Infrastructure Program
  • Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program
  • Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program
NTIA Various Various
USDA Rural Development Broadband ReConnect Program USDA Grants & Loans Local Governments
Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Treasury Funds State and local governments
Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund (CCPF) Treasury Funds States, territories, tribal governments
Broadband Deployment Fund (HB21-1289 - Infrastructure) DORA Grants For-profit entities, nonprofit telephone cooperative, a nonprofit rural electric association that existed on May 10, 2014. Community lies outside municipal boundaries or has a population of less than 7,500.
Grant Funding for Broadband DOLA Grants Various
Emergency Connectivity Fund Program (ECF) USAC Grants Schools and libraries, including primary and secondary schools