Idaho Broadband Grant Program
The Idaho Broadband Fund consists of funds appropriated by the legislature for financial assistance of broadband infrastructure in Idaho to promote equal access in economic development, public safety, telehealth and education.
Review the reporting requirements for grants at the link above. The State of Idaho Broadband Grant project must be completed, operable, and verified no later then December 31, 2021. Completed reimbursement requests must be submitted before January 31st, 2022 in order to guarantee reimbursement.
Review the Idaho Broadband Grant Program guidelines.
View the challenges and responses to the Idaho Broadband Grant Program applications.
View applications for the $10 million CARES Act funding opportunity.
The Idaho Broadband Advisory Board is requesting information on broadband infrastructure needs in the state of Idaho. This information will be submitted in the form of a broadband infrastructure project proposal.
The Idaho Broadband Grant Program is now closed.
Completed 2020 Projects
The Idaho Broadband Grant Program funded broadband infrastructure and equipment investments to underserved households, public safety and local governments and medical clinics and hospital facilities to address needs for distance learning, telehealth, public safety and e-commerce. Projects that serve communities of less than 3,000 persons and/or communities that are unserved with 10 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload or less speeds were prioritized. Read about the communities impacted by this grant here.