2018 Frontier Grant Opportunity

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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 Monday, October 15, at 9:00 AM to Friday, November 2, at 5:00 PM. 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.

Informational Conference Calls/Webinars About the Letter of Interest and Grant

10AM PT

1.712.432.3900  1559255#

Webinar Link

Check the Day Prior to Call

Letter of Interest Application Period

(Open and Close Date; Close Date is by 5PMPT.)

Grant

Awards Announced

First

Learning Community Meeting

(Reimbursed Expenses)

9:30AM - 4:00PM

(Locations in Spectrum Service Territory)

Grant

Begin

Date

 

Tuesday,

September 11, 2018

Wednesday,

September 19, 2018

 

Oct. 15 - Nov. 2

November 20

December 4th or 5th

January 1, 2019

Tuesday,

October 9, 2018

Wednesday

October 24, 2018

 

Oct. 15 - Nov. 2

November 20

December 4th or 5th

January 1, 2019

Tuesday,

January 8, 2019

Wednesday,

January 23, 2019

 

Jan. 15 - Feb. 1

 

 

February 22

 

March 2019 TBD

April 1, 2019

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.