Broadband Deployment Board & Fund



The Colorado Office of Policy, Research and Regulatory Reform conducted a sunset review of the Colorado Broadband statute.  Analysis was performed to determine if statute regarding the Commission is necessary and should be continued, modified, or repealed. A copy of the Report can be reviewed on their website, under "High Cost Support  Mechanism", at https://coprrr.colorado.gov/archive-of-reviews. 

The Broadband Deployment Board, established by the Colorado General Assembly in 2014, provides grants through the Broadband Fund to deploy broadband service in unserved areas of the state. 

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Recent Notices

On April 11 and 12, the Broadband Deployment Board (Board or BDB) began its review of the Minimum Requirement Decisions for all of the applications for the final 2024 Grant Cycle. Unfortunately, the Board was unable to complete its review, and therefore scheduled a final application review meeting for Wednesday, April 17 from 9:30 to 12:30 pm.
The comment period for the Broadband Deployment Board’s 2024 Grant Cycle closed on April 1, 2024. All public comments have been posted on the site.
The Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) is responsible for the obligation of funds under the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF),


101 Awarded Projects

$104.828.593 million in obligated funding

39,652 rural households will benefit from Broadband Access



Visit the Grant Awards page for grant award and project details.

Dates & Deadlines


Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

Final 2024 Grant Cycle:

Applications for the Final 2024 Grant Cycle were due Thursday, February 15, 2024. The comment period closed on Monday, April 1, 2024. Public comments and staff reviews have been posted to our website.

The Broadband Deployment Board will review applications in a public meetings taking place on April 11 and April 12 at 9:30 a.m. Please check our website and public calendar to attend these, and other meetings in 2024. All events are subject to change. 

The program is scheduled to Sunset September 1, 2024. Details are forthcoming.