• NEWS: New ReConnect Program Workshop Coming to Seattle, WA

    Dates: January 29th - 30th

    Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport

    Following the announcement of the 2019 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), USDA will organize the first of a series of ReConnect technical workshops in Seattle, Washington on January 29th  and January 30th.

    The event is created for those interested in applying for ReConnect program funding to facilitate broadband deployment in areas of rural America without sufficient access to broadband.    

    The two-day workshop will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport and it will provide attendees with an understanding of the program and application requirements. Topics include: 

    • Program overview 
    • Evaluation criteria 
    • Overview of the application system and troubleshooting
    • Overview of the financial, network, environmental, and mapping requirements 
    • Compliance 

    Registration is now open. Please join Kirk Pearson, Washington State Director for USDA Rural Development, local USDA General Field Representatives, and broadband subject matter experts.

    Register Now

    Additional regional workshops across the U.S. will be announced soon. For the most up to date schedule, please visit the Events page.               




    About the ReConnect Program

    The ReConnect Program offers loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to facilitate broadband deployment in areas of rural America without sufficient access to broadband. The application window for the second round of funding will open on January 31st and close on March 16th.

    To learn more about the ReConnect Program and upcoming events, visit https://www.usda.gov/reconnect.

Washington Contact Info

State Office
1835 Black Lake Blvd.
SW in Olympia,WA 
(360) 704-7740

Western Area Housing Office, Olympia, WA has offices located in Mount Vernon & Port Angeles. 
(360) 704-7760

Eastern Area Housing Office, Wenatchee, WA has offices in Spokane and Yakima 
(509) 663-4019