The Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) within the Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) has launched a new grant program to support broadband expansion and modernization throughout the state. Advance Colorado Broadband will deploy more than $500 million from various federal programs to broadband infrastructure projects essential to bridging the digital divide and bringing fast, reliable and affordable high-speed internet to all Coloradans. The CBO is calling all broadband partners interested in applying for grants to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) no later than July 18, 2022.
“The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted our need to be able to work, learn and access critical services virtually. High-speed internet is critical to advancing Colorado's technological and economic growth,” said Brandy Reitter, CBO Executive Director. “We want to ensure that all Coloradans have affordable, equitable and reliable access to high-speed internet. The Advance Colorado Broadband grant program will develop infrastructure to support our residents now and well into the future.”