Summer 2023 Grant Cycle Timeline Now Available

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Originally published July 17, 2023

Update: The Sept. 12 and Sept. 13 Public Comment Presentation/Initial Application meetings are virtual. There is no in-person attendance.

A timeline and updated Policies and Guidance documents are now available for the Broadband Deployment Board’s (BDB) Summer 2023 Grant Cycle. 

The BDB will host the Sept. 12 and 13 “Public Comment Presentation/Initial Application” meetings in a hybrid format. You can join us in person at the Colorado Department of Law (1300 Broadway, 10th Floor, Denver 80203) or choose to attend these meetings remotely. Please note that these two meetings may be combined, depending on availability. We will communicate the final information about the meetings in August.

Date Event
Monday, May 15 Summer 2023 Grant Cycle Webinar Recording
Saturday, July 15 (11:59 p.m. MST)  Summer 2023 Application Deadline
Sunday, July 16 Applications are posted; Public Comment Period Begins
Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 9:30 a.m. BDB Meeting - Refresher Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 30 at COB Public Comment Period Closes (Response Objection Forms must be submitted & Notice of RoFR must be submitted)
Thursday, Aug. 31 at COB Public Comments posted to the BDB website (Grant Awards Page)
Thursday, Sept. 7 Deadline for one-page replies addressing the Responses/ROFR
Friday, Sept. 8 at COB List of Presenters & Presentations should be submitted to
Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 9:30 a.m. BDB Meeting - Public Comment Presentations #1, Initial Application
Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 9:30 a.m.  BDB Meeting - Public Comment Presentations #2, Initial Application
Friday, Sept. 15 at COB Initial Written Decisions posted to website (Grant Awards Page)
Friday, Sept. 22 at COB  Appeal Submission Deadline. Any other Board decision, including RoFR decision, deadline.
Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 9 a.m. BDB Meeting - RoFR and Appeals Hearing
Wednesday, Oct. 4 at COB Final Decisions posted to website (Grant Awards Page)
Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 9:30 a.m. BDB Meeting - Award Criteria Review
Wednesday, Nov. 1 at COB RoFR Written Proposal Form submission deadline
Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 9:30 a.m.  BDB Meeting - RoFR Hearing (if applicable)


  • Appeals must be submitted as attachments via electronic mail to Board staff at the following e-mail address:
  • We strongly encourage you to review the Award Policy, Appeal Policy and Guidance Document.
  • Appellants must accompany their Appeal Form with all documentation supporting their appeal (including a presentation). All supporting documentation must be submitted as an attachment to the e-mail conveying the Appeal Form.
  • Response Objection Forms must be submitted forty-five (45) days after the posting of the application on the Board’s webpage.


Forms for all of the processes in the Summer 2023 Grant Cycle:

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