Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

Past deadline: May 15, 2019. The DLT Program provides financial assistance to enable and improve distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas. DLT grant funds support the use of telecommunications-enabled information, audio and video equipment, and related advanced technologies by students, teachers, medical professionals, and rural residents. These grants are intended to increase rural access to education, training, and health care resources that are otherwise unavailable or limited in scope.

Category: 
telecommunications, rural, telemedicine
Funding Amount: 
$500,000-$50,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes, 15% match funds

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Federally recognized tribes
Contact Information: 
Randall Millhiser: Branch Chief Phone (202) 720-0800