Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans & Loan Guarantees

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

Applications accepted year round. This program provides financing for the construction, maintenance, improvement and expansion of telephone service and broadband in rural areas. For more information on other programs administered by RUS Telecommunications please visit : http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/all-programs/telecom-programs

Category: 
telecommunications, infrastructure, development, broadband, construction, rural communities
Funding Amount: 
varies
Matching Funds: 
Yes- click link for details

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Most entities that provide telecommunications in qualified rural areas including Federally Recognized Tribes. Eligible areas: Rural areas and towns with a population of 5,000 or less Areas without telecommunications facilities or areas where the applicant is the recognized telecommunications provider are eligible