2018 Frontier Grant Opportunity

 

GRANT OPPORTUNITY WITH FRONTIER-CETF PARTNERSHIP

Download and Print Request for Letters of Interest (RLI) PDF

BACKGROUND

LETTER OF INTEREST (LOI)

CETF FRONTIER SUMMARY OF MOU

SERVICE AREAS AND MAP

SELECTION PROCESS

REGISTER YOUR ORGANIZATION AND SUBMIT LOI AT THE CETF PROPOSAL FORM PORTAL

FAQ-FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

SCHEDULE

 

The California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) is pleased to announce the Access Broadband Connect Grants.  We will begin accepting applications July 17 at 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM July 27, 2018. Please take a minute and read this information and consider who else should know about the opportunity.

Below is the schedule for key dates, timeframes, and deadlines for Letters of Interest.

Calls/Webinars About the Letter of Interest and Grant

All Calls are at 10AM PT

CONFERENCE CALL NUMBER:
1.712.432.3900 
PASSCODE:  1559255#

Letter of Interest Application Period

(Open and Close Date; Close Date is by 5PM PT.)

Grant

Awards Announced

First

Learning Community Meeting

(Reimbursed Expenses)

9:30AM - 4:00PM

(Locations in Spectrum Service Territory)

Grant

Begin

Date

 

 

Tuesday,

April 10, 2018

Tuesday,

April 24, 2018

April 16-27, 2018

Friday,

May 25,

2018

Thursday,

June 7, 2018

July 1,

2018

Tuesday,

July 10, 2018

Wednesday,

July 18, 2018

Tuesday, July 16 - Friday 27, 2018

Friday,

August 24,

2018

Thursday,

September 6, 2018

October 1,

2018

 

Purpose

The purpose of this Request for Letters of Interest is to invite community-based organizations (CBOs) with an established record of performance achieving broadband adoptions among low-income households to declare their interest in participating in the Partnership between Frontier Communications and the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) consistent with the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)between Frontier and CETF (see Summary) .

The mission of the California Emerging Technology Fund is to provide leadership statewide to close the Digital Divide by accelerating the deployment and adoption of broadband and other advanced communications services to underserved communities and populations. CETF is dedicated to making California a global leader in the deployment and adoption of broadband, which includes both wireline and wireless technologies.