On Sept. 19, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced updates to their Federal Funding webpage which acts as a "one-stop shop" for applicants seeking federal funding.
On September 20 and 21, the CBO hosted it's first round of Advance Industry and Community Roundtable meetings. In order to establish a regular cadence of communication with our partners, the CBO will hold these Roundtable meetings bi-monthly. The slides and recordings from the first Industry and Community Roundtable discussions can be found below.
Advance Industry Roundtable (Sept. 20):
On September 15, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE), along with the CBO, hosted a webinar to discuss the Digital Equity (DE) Planning Grant and Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). We reviewed what to expect from the DE planning process, the program timeline and our proposed activities. We discussed how the Digital Equity Committee will replace the Subcommittee on Digital Literacy and Inclusion and how to get involved. Additionally, the CBO gave an overview of the ACP and how it can benefit Colorado communities. View the recording and slides below.
On September 14 & 15, the CBO hosted webinars to discuss learnings and best practices surrounding the 87 Letters Of Intent (LOIs) our team received for broadband projects across the state. Presentation slides and recording can be found below. Learn more about LOIs and the Advance Colorado Broadband Grant Program on our website.
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.
The Colorado Broadband Office hosted two webinars to review the letter of intent (LOI) to apply for broadband grants. The CBO answered questions on this first step in deploying funds from federal broadband programs.
Recordings and Slides are available below:
DOLA is pleased to announce the award of four grants in their Broadband Program funded by the Energy Mineral Impact Fund in March 2022:
Region 10/Hinsdale County/Lake City: $300,000
The Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) has created county level maps to support the deployment of the Capital Projects Funds in Colorado. These maps represent the most accurate information currently available to the CBO, including broadband coverage, infrastructure, community anchor institutions (CAIs), Broadband Fund awards, and a selection of federal funding information for each county. Please note that there are two maps to represent each county: one shows CAIs and Funding, and the other shows Infrastructure and Advertised Service.
The CBO has posted a Request For Proposals (RFP) for Grant Services Program consulting and development for the Colorado Broadband Office Capital Project Funds (CPF) Grant Program. The RFP was published April 1 and closes May 2 at 2 p.m. MDT.