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The Rural eConnectivity Program (ReConnect)

Open Date:


Close Date:


Upcoming Milestones:

Beginning on March 22, 2024, applications can be submitted through the RUS on-line application portal until 11:59 a.m. Eastern on May 21, 2024 . Applications will not be accepted after May 21,2024 until a new application opportunity has been opened with the publication of an additional NOFO in the Federal Register.

Eligible Recipients:

  • Cooperatives
  • Educational Institutions
  • Local Governments
  • Native/Tribal Entities
  • Non-profits
  • Private Sector
  • State Governments

Program Purpose:

  • Economic Development
  • Telecommunications / Broadband

Reserved for Energy



Rural Utilities Service

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture


The Rural eConnectivity Program (ReConnect) Program provides loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to facilitate broadband deployment in rural areas. In facilitating the expansion of broadband services and infrastructure, the program will fuel long-term economic development and opportunities in rural America.

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Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - match required
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

More information can be found on the ReConnect webpage.

Contact Information

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