This competitive program helps rural communities use advanced telecommunications technology to connect to each other - and the world - overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. Applicants are encouraged to consider projects that promote equity and economic opportunity in rural America, specifically those that advance these key priorities:
Funds can be used to purchase or support:
The DLT program is targeted to rural areas with populations 20,000 or fewer.
For more information about eligible grant purposes, see Page 10 of the RFP document listed in Supporting Documents, below.
Estimated Total Program Funding: