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.

Idaho Broadband Grant Reporting Requirements

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.

Idaho Broadband Grant Program Guidelines

Review the Idaho Broadband Grant Program guidelines.

Idaho Broadband Grant Program Challenges and Responses

View the challenges and responses to the Idaho Broadband Grant Program applications.

Public Comment Period

The Idaho Department of Commerce gathered public comments on the Idaho Broadband Grant process and proposed broadband projects.

Idaho Broadband Grant Awarded Projects

Review the Idaho Broadband Grant Program awarded projects and map of awarded communities.

Idaho Broadband Grant Program Applications

View applications for the $10 million CARES Act funding opportunity.

Request for Broadband Project Proposals 

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.

Idaho Broadband Grant Program Application Portal

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.

Idaho Broadband Grant Map

Map showing areas impacted by the Idaho Broadband Grant Program.

Idaho Broadband Grant Reimbursed Projects

List of projects that have been reimbursed by the Idaho Broadband Grant Program..