Broadband Deployment Board & Fund


The Colorado Office of Policy, Research and Regulatory Reform is currently conducting a sunset review of the Colorado Broadband statute.  Analysis is performed to determine if statute regarding the Commission is necessary and should be continued, modified, or repealed. To provide input on this review, please visit:   https://coprrr.colorado.gov/participate.

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

September 19, 2023
As of September 13, the Broadband Deployment Board (BDB) completed its review and issued Minimum Requirement Decisions for all of the applications for the Summer 2023 Grant Cycle.
July 27, 2023
Originally published July 17, 2023 Update: The Sept. 12 and Sept. 13 Public Comment Presentation/Initial Application meetings are virtual. There is no in-person attendance. A timeline and updated Policies and Guidance documents are now available for the Broadband Deployment Board’s (BDB) Summer 2023 Grant Cycle. 
June 7, 2023
The Broadband Deployment Board has allocated 30% of the State High Cost Support Mechanism (HCSM) funds for critically unserved areas across the state of Colorado.


projects awarded

$64 M

in grants


rural households will benefit from broadband access

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

Dates & Deadlines

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

Summer 2023 Grant Cycle:

Applications for the Summer 2023 Grant Cycle were due Saturday, July 15, 2023. The comment period closes on Wednesday, August 30, 2023. 

A refresher meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 16. The initial presentation and application review will take place via zoom on Tuesday, September 12 and Wednesday, September 13.

Please check our website and public calendar to see what events are taking place in 2023. All events are subject to change.