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Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program

DOC

Status:

Active

July 27, 2023

Posted:

Deadline: 

January 23, 2024

Funding

980000000

Program:

1000000

Award Floor:

Ceiling:

50000000

Match Required?

No

Eligibility

All

States:

Entity Types:

Public & State controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal organizations

Section 905(a)(8) of the Act specifies the following entities as eligible to receive grants pursuant to the TBCP: (i) a Tribal Government; (ii) a Tribal College or University; (iii) the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands on behalf of the Native Hawaiian Community, including Native Hawaiian Education Programs; (iv) a Tribal organization; or (v) an Alaska Native Corporation. There are several instances where applicants will need to obtain a Tribal Government Resolution. Each Eligible Entity must coordinate internally (which includes all departments, subsidiaries, etc.) in submitting its single application. In an instance where one Eligible Entity is a subsidiary of another (e.g., a Tribal Government and a subsidiary Tribal College or University), this shall not affect the subsidiarys eligibility to submit its own application, so long as it includes the requisite Tribal Government Resolution. Eligible Entities that previously received TBCP grant funding may apply for additional grant funding pursuant to this NOFO. See Section C of thisNOFO for additional information concerning the eligibility requirements for this program.

Contact

Email:

Phone:

(202) 482-2048

Source Type:

Federal

NTIA issues this NOFO to describe the requirements under which it will award grants for the second round of the TBCP, authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021,Division N, Title IX, Section 905(c), Public Law 116-260, 134 Stat. 1182 (Dec. 27, 2020)(Act), as amended by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Division F, Title II, Section 60201, Public Law 117-58, 135Stat. 429 (Nov. 15, 2021) (IIJA). The TBCP provides new federal funding for grants to Eligible Entities to expand access to and adoption of: (i) broadband service on Tribal Land ;or (ii) programs that promote the use of broadband to access remote learning, telework, or telehealth resources. See Section A of this NOFO for the full description of this program.

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