U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
08/17/21 11:59 PM ET Receipt
Grants to USA state governments collaborating with broadband service providers for projects to increase the availability of internet service across the country. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well in advance of the deadline. Priority will be given to projects serving rural areas.
In awarding grants under this program, the Assistant Secretary will give priority to applications for covered broadband projects as follows, in decreasing order of priority, as set forth in Section 905(d)(4) of the Act:
For examples of eligible uses of funds, see pp. 23-24 of the NOFO in Attached Files below.
GrantWatch ID#: 196404
NTIA expects to make awards under this program within the following funding range: $5,000,000 to $30,000,000.
This range is not a required minimum or maximum, but covered partnerships requesting amounts for projects outside of this range must provide a reasonable explanation for the variance in their project size.
NTIA expects the earliest start date for awards under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to be November 29, 2021.
The period of performance for grants issued pursuant to this program is one year, unless such period is otherwise extended in writing by the Grants Officer.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please direct programmatic inquiries to:
Senior Broadband Program Specialist
Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 4874
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: (202) 482-2048
Please direct grant management inquiries to:
NIST Grants Officer
Grants Management Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Drive, MS 1650
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1650
Phone: (301) 975-8449
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi
Grants to New Jersey governmental units, nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and libraries to promote and support the arts in eligible locations. Funding is intended for public arts events and activities. Eligible nonprofit arts organizations may request funding for general
Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for education-related programs and projects that improve the lives of low-income, underserved, and disadvantaged children and youth. Funding is intended to support efforts to eliminate disparities in education for these target
Grants of up to $30,000 to Montana nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects to reduce and prevent pollution throughout the state. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for the design a
Grants of up to $30,000 to Washington local agencies, businesses, individuals, and organizations to preserve official historic city landmarks in eligible areas. Funding is intended for projects focusing on the restoration and stabilization of historic building fabric, e
Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to Virginia nonprofit organizations for programs that promote the humanities in local communities. Certain applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to a full grant application. All applicants are advised to contac
Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for community benefit initiatives. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to submitting a full proposal. Priority is given to addressing the needs of low-income youth, children, and their families. The funding source s
Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga
Grants to New York and Pennsylvania families living in eligible areas and caring for a child with cancer to offset expenses related to the child's cancer treatments. Funding is intended to cover costs not covered by health insurance, including travel costs, housing, and
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.