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ARCHIVED – BIL Provision: Middle Mile Grants Program

Open Date:

TBD

Close Date:

TBD

Eligible Recipients:

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

Program Purpose:

Energy Infrastructure, Other Infrastructure, Telecommunications / Broadband

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Upcoming Milestones:

Estimated application opening date, 2nd quarter 2022.

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Commerce

Overview

Establishes and funds a $1 billion program 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 unserved and underserved areas to the internet backbone. Eligible applicants include States, political subdivisions of a State, Tribal governments, technology companies, electric utilities, utility cooperatives, public utility districts, telecommunications companies, telecommunications cooperatives, nonprofit foundations, nonprofit corporations, nonprofit institutions, nonprofit associations, regional planning councils, Native entities, or economic development authorities.  Eligible use includes: broadband infrastructure deployment (e.g. construction).

 

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – no match
Total Amount Available:
$1,000,000,000
Limit per Applicant:
TBD
Estimated Awards:
TBD

Applicant Guidance

TBD

Contact Information

TBD

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