Broadband Fund

Broadband Deployment Board Winter 2023 Grant Cycle: Open Comment Period Extended

The Winter 2023 Grant Cycle Applications were due on January 15. The comment period was scheduled to begin on January 16, however we experienced technical issues that prevented us from publishing all applications for the opening of the comment period. All applications are now posted to our website. Accordingly, we are extending the public comment/response period by one day. Therefore, the Open Comment period is now from Tuesday, January 17, 2023 until Friday, March 3, 2023.

Broadband Deployment Board Prepares for Winter 2022 Grant Cycle Appeal Hearings and Upcoming Timeline

Winter 2022 Grant Cycle Appeals Hearing
On Aug. 25, the Broadband Deployment Board (BDB) completed its application review for the Winter 2022 Grant Cycle. BDB decisions regarding applicant's ability to meet the Minimum Requirements for both the High-Cost Support Mechanism (HCSM) Funding and American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Stimulus Fund were posted on our website

Winter 2022 Grant Cycle Appeals Deadline Extended

Broadband Deployment Board decisions from the Winter 2022 Grant cycle were posted on our website on Aug. 31, 2022, officially starting the countdown for the appeals process. The Appeals & Right of First Refusal (RoFR) submissions deadline has been extended from Sept. 5 to Saturday, Sept. 10, at 11:59 p.m. 

The Broadband Fund is working to finalize dates for Winter 2022 RoFR & Appeals Hearings. The tentative timeline is: