Broadband Deployment Board & Fund


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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Contact: Contact the Broadband Deployment Board


Recent Notices

December 7, 2022
Conclusion of the Winter 2022 Grant Cycle
November 29, 2022
Conclusion of the Winter 2022 Grant Cycle
November 21, 2022
Schedule of Upcoming BDB Meetings The BDB would like to thank everyone who participated in our stakeholder and subcommittee meetings this month. Staff and Counsel are in the process of incorporating suggestions resulting from these meetings into working documents. 


projects awarded

$51 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

Winter 2022 Grant Cycle: 

The Grant Application review was completed on August 25 and initial board decisions regarding the minimum requirements were posted on Friday, August 26. The Appeals and Right of First Refusal process began on Friday, August 26 and the deadline for submissions was Monday, September 10.

The Upcoming Appeal Hearings for the Broadband Deployment Board are scheduled for Tuesday, October 4 and Thursday, November 10. Informal Board Decisions will be posted the day after.


Summer 2022 Grant Cycle:

On Thursday, August 25, the Board approved the cancellation of the Summer 2022 Grant Cycle. Applications for the Winter 2023 Grant Cycle will be due Sunday, January 15, 2023, subject to change.


A webinar and stakeholder meetings to give stakeholders an opportunity to share how to improve the grant cycle process will be posted on the Board's calendar by Wednesday, October 28. Please check our website to see what events are taking place from October 1 until the end of December 2022.




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