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Sep 12

Federal Funding Available: Department of Agriculture Growing Internet Service

Posted to Librarian News on September 12, 2017 at 2:28 PM by Jeff Hixon

The United States Department of Agriculture  Rural Utilities Service (USDA RUS) is accepting applications for another round of loans for the Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program. This program provides loans of up to $20 million for rural connectivity. The window to apply opened September 1st, and the deadline is September 30, 2017.

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Tag(s): loans, funding, broadband

Jan 13

USDA Rural Broadband Opportunity

Posted to Librarian News on January 13, 2017 at 11:37 AM by Lianne Flax

USDA’s Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program (Broadband Program) furnishes loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide service at the broadband lending speed in eligible rural areas.

State and local units of government, along with certain other entities, are eligible.

For program and application information, and details about webinars on January 18 and 26, please visit the Farm Bill Broadband Loans & Loan Guarantees page.