Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
Rural Utilities Service (RUS)
Description: 

The Distance Learning and Telemedicine program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. For example, this program can link teachers and medical service providers in one area to students and patients in another.

Category: 
Education, Health, Community Development, Technology, Innovation, Rural Development, Connectivity, Access and Availability
Funding Amount: 
$50,000 to $500,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Special district governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Independent school districts State governments County governments Private institutions of higher education City or township governments For profit organizations other than small businesses Small businesses Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)