ConnectME Grants

An infrastructure grant recipient from an earlier round has been unable to find the remaining funding to execute their project so they have cancelled their grant award from ConnectME. As a result we will be opening a special infrastructure grant round with $150,000 available. The application will be available on Monday, October 29th. Applications will be due December 7th. We will be using our new eligibility standard of 25/3 for this round. Please visit our website www.maine.gov/connectme/ on Monday October 29th after 3:00 p.m. for updated information.

Feel free to contact Heather Johnson 207-624-9838 or Brooke Johnson 207-624-9849 with any questions.

 

Infrastructure Grants

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Expanding affordable broadband through creative solutions for affordable broadband service to the unserved areas of Maine and promote the policies of the State related to broadband service.

Community Broadband Planning Grants

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Awarded to communities to produce plans that define local broadband needs, goals and encourages adoption of identified best practices by participating municipalities and organizations.