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BIL Opportunity: Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program

Open Date:

5/13/2022

Close Date:

Complete applications must be received by NTIA through the Application Portal no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on September 30, 2022.

Upcoming Milestones:

This webinar will provide an in-depth look at the Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program. It’s meant to help explain the application process. This webinar will provide applicants with technical assistance and prepare them to write high-quality applications.

For upcoming webinars, visit https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/enabling-middle-mile-broadband-infrastructure-program

Eligible Recipients:

  • Local Government
  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • Non-profit
  • Private Sector
  • Public Utility Entity
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

Telecommunications / Broadband

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Commerce

Overview

The Middle Mile Grant Program provides up to $1 billion in funding for the construction, improvement, or acquisition of middle mile infrastructure. The purpose of the grant program is to expand and extend middle mile infrastructure to reduce the cost of connecting areas that are unserved or underserved to the internet backbone.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – match required
Total Amount Available:
$980,000,000
Limit per Applicant:
$100,000,000
Estimated Awards:
Not stated

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

Sarah Bleau, Director of Middle Mile
Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: (202) 482-2048
[email protected]

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