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
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.
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.