- Native/Tribal Entity
Reserved for Energy
The Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program provides grants for broadband infrastructure deployment; affordable broadband programs; distance learning, telehealth, digital inclusion efforts; and broadband adoption activities. The program was initially authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Division N, Title IX, Section 905, Public Law 116-260, 134 Stat. 1182. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act provides an additional $2 billion to the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program.
Eligible uses include: planning (e.g., feasibility), broadband infrastructure deployment (e.g., construction), broadband adoption/digital literacy/tech support, digital skills training (e.g., science, technology, engineering, arts and math, Workforce Development), Devices/equipment (e.g., laptops, hotspots), public connectivity/computer access, research and/or evaluation, data and/or mapping, smart communities/cities/regions, telehealth.
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For more information, please visit: https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/resources/grant-programs/tribal-broadband-connectivity-program.