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  Funding Opportunity Details
 
 -255758-Broadband Grant Program - Connect Every Iowan
  Broadband Grant Program - Connect Every Iowan
  Application Deadline: 03/15/2019 11:59 PM
 
 
Award Amount Range: Not Applicable
Project Start Date: 02/18/2019
Project End Date: 12/16/2023
Award Announcement Date: 04/30/2019
Eligible Applicant:
Program Officer: Tom Slaughter
Phone: 515-322-1128 x
Email: tom.slaughter@iowa.gov
Categorical Area: IT/Telecommunications
 
 
Description
 
 

The Connect Every Iowan initiative is comprised of several components, one of which includes the “Broadband Grants Program” established by Iowa Code section 8B.11. See also Iowa Admin. Code r. 129—22. In 2016, the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the State of Iowa (“Office”) undertook a process to identify underserved areas within the State of Iowa, making use of broadband availability maps and data sources widely accepted for accuracy and made available for public review and comment. Iowa Admin. Code r. 129—20.3. These underserved areas, statutorily referred to as “Targeted Service Areas,” see Iowa Code § 8B.1(12), identify areas within the State “within which no communications service provider offer[ed] or facilitate[d] broadband service at or above twenty-five megabits per second of download speed and three megabits per second of upload speed as of July 1, 2015” at the census block level. Id. The results of this process can be viewed and explored on the State’s “Broadband Availability Map, available at: https://ocio.iowa.gov/broadband.

 

 
 
 
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NOIA for NOFA #001 - Broadband Grants Program noia_for_nofa_001_-_broadband_grants_program.pdf 254 KB
 
 
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