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

May 5, 2022
At the May 4 Board meeting, the Broadband Deployment Board (BDB) reviewed public comments on the previously identified geographic regions to be included in the RFP process, as required by HB21-1109. The BDB decided to include the following geographic areas in the Request for Proposal (RFP):
April 19, 2022
On April 4, the Broadband Deployment Board (BDB) opened a two-week public comment period on proposed suggestions for counties that contained Critically Unserved Areas. The public comment period closed on Monday, April 18 at 11:59 p.m. MDT. 
April 4, 2022
As required by HB21-1109, the Broadband Deployment Board (BDB) is developing a request for proposal (RFP) process “under which, for each calendar year, the board reserves up to sixty percent of the HCSM money allocated for broadband deployment to award grants to proposed projects that serve critically unserved areas identifi


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: 

Applications were due January 15, 2022.

The 60-day Comment Period began on Sunday, January 16, and closes on Thursday, March 17. The application review was scheduled to take place on March 29 and 31 but has postponed for reasons listed above. See the Board's calendar for information on how to register and for updates.

Summer 2022 Grant Cycle:

A webinar introducing the Summer 2022 Grant Cycle will be announced in April, and is expected to be held in May.

Applications will be due July 15, 2022 as of now, but this may change.


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