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Federal and state governments are unleashing a tidal wave of grant funding programs to bridge the digital divide. Our funding experts can help you build a competitive, sustainable, low-risk business plan to win funding and deliver life-changing services to your members.

NRTC’s Funding Services team includes experts with more than 50 years of combined regulatory and policy experience. Our team has spent decades analyzing, demystifying, and interpreting federal and state regulatory telecom and broadband policies.

Funding and Planning Alerts
NRTC maintains an active list of all utility funding opportunities from local, state, tribal and Federal entities.
Available Funding Opportunities
The NRTC Funding Map is an interactive tool to search broadband and smart grid funding opportunities.
Federal Funding Programs
The Federal Government offers a wide range of funding programs to finance utility projects of all varieties.

A Team of Experts to Help Find the Funding Your Project Needs

In response to the high interest in broadband funding throughout government and industry, NRTC has created a Funding Services group to assist members acquire available loans and grants. It is expanding on already extensive experience in the area, including the drive to help rural broadband providers receive funding through last year’s Rural Digital Opportunities Fund (RDOF) reverse auction.

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