Awarded infrastructure grants support investments in expanding the availability of broadband service.
Awarded Infrastructure Grants (pdf) is a list of awarded projects that contribute to the goals of the state's broadband action plan.
Awarded Connect Kids Now! Grants (pdf) is a list of the projects resulting from initial federal coronavirus relief funds.
All award recipients must use ConnectMaine forms to document the start, progress and completion of each project. The Notice of Commencement must be submitted prior to receiving any grant funds, and each request for grant funds is accompanied by a Progress Report. A Completion Report, including the Audit Form, is submitted to request final grant funds. The Spending Report accompanies Progress Reports and the Completion Report as applicable.
All projects awarded funds prior to 2022 are completed or progressing:
- Orientation occurred on June 23
- Progress Report (docx)
- Spending Report - old (xlsx) or Spending Report - opt (xlsx)
- Community-Driven Broadband Completion Report (docx)
- Provider Expansion Completion Report (docx)
- Audit Form (docx)
Grant recipients will receive direct communication with instructions for commencement of projects awarded (pdf) in April 2022.
All award recipients must submit annual grant tracking reports for five years following project completion.