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ARCHIVED – BIL Provision: State Digital Equity Planning Grant

Open Date:


Close Date:

Available until expended

Eligible Recipients:

  • State Government

Program Purpose:

Economic Development, Education and Workforce Development, Other Infrastructure, Telecommunications / Broadband

Reserved for Energy


Upcoming Milestones:

Estimated application opening date, 2nd quarter 2022.

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Commerce


As part of the Digital Equity Act programs, $2.75 billion was dedicated to establish three grant programs that promote digital inclusion and equity to ensure that all individuals and communities have the skills, technology, and capacity needed to reap the full benefits of our digital economy. The goal of these programs is to promote the meaningful adoption and use of broadband services across the targeted populations in the Act, including low-income households, aging populations, incarcerated individuals, veterans, individuals with disabilities, individuals with a language barrier, racial and ethnic minorities, and rural inhabitants. The State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program is a $60 million formula grant program for states and territories to develop digital equity plans. Eligible use includes: Planning (e.g., feasibility).

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – no match
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Applicant Guidance


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