Federal Funding

Summer 2023 Grant Cycle Informational Webinar - Updated Meeting Link

The Broadband Fund and Broadband Deployment Board (BDB) are pleased to invite you to attend an informational webinar for the Summer 2023 Grant Cycle on Monday, May 15 at 10:00 a.m. Registration for the webinar is no longer required, we apologize for the broken registration link and any confusion this may have caused. To attend the webinar simply click the following link to join the webinar at 10 a.m. on Monday: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88392908248

 

March Industry & Community Roundtable Webinars: Slides and Recordings Now Available

On March 15 and 21, the CBO hosted it's Advance Industry and Community Roundtable meetings. In order to maintain a regular cadence of communication with our partners, the CBO holds these Roundtable meetings bi-monthly. The slides and recordings from March's Industry and Community Roundtable discussions can be found below. The next Roundtable discussions will take place in May 2023.

Advance Industry Roundtable (March 15)

Lt. Governor Primavera Announces Statewide ACP Act Now Initiative

On Feb. 22, Lt. Governor Primavera announced a statewide initiative to increase awareness of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a long-term benefit to help eligible households pay for high-speed internet, with support from EducationSuperHighway. Seventy one (71) partner cities, community-based organizations and trusted institutions around Colorado were invited to participate in the initiative.

Read the full press release.

Announcing the Broadband Ready Community Program

We are excited to announce the Broadband Ready Community Program. This program will create an opportunity for communities in Colorado to become “broadband ready” ahead of upcoming historic federal funding disbursement. Through the past year of stakeholder engagement, we have gathered that local communities could greatly benefit from a guided approach to understanding their broadband needs as they begin to plan long-term projects. We have developed a list of tasks (Broadband Ready Community Checklist- see below) that communities can adopt on their way to becoming broadband ready.

January Industry & Community Roundtable Webinars: Slides and Recordings Now Available

On January 17 and 25, the CBO hosted it's 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 January's Industry and Community Roundtable discussions can be found below. The next Roundtable discussions will take place in March 2023.

Advance Industry Roundtable (Jan. 17)