Broadband Technical Assistance Grants and Free Q&A Webinar 

USDA Rural Development is now accepting applications for the Broadband Technical Assistance program to promote broadband expansion in rural areas. Townships with a population of less than 20,000 can apply through August 20, 2024, via for technical assistance, and no match is required!   

Examples of eligible projects include: Identifying public and private resources to finance broadband facilities; preparing studies, reports, and surveys necessary to support broadband services or to request financial assistance to develop broadband facilities; and improving broadband facilities management and operations.  

An “Ask Me Anything” Q&A webinar will take place on Wednesday, July 31  at 1 p.m. to address questions about the opportunity and the application process. Townships can register by clicking here. For more information, visit the program page or contact Pennsylvania’s USDA General Field Representative at  

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