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SB 156 Communications: Broadband (2021) – Administering agency to be announced
Deadline: To be announced
Who is Eligible

Native American Tribes, local governments, and nonprofits.

What it Funds

Expansion of broadband infrastructure and enhancement of internet access for unserved and underserved communities in California.

When to Apply

To be determined.

Available Funds

$6 billion. SB 156 was recently signed into law on July 20, 2021. The bill includes: $3.25 billion to build, operate and maintain open access, state-owned middle mile network. $2 billion to set up last-mile broadband connections for Native American Tribes and local governments. $750 million for a loan loss reserve fund to bolster the ability of local governments and nonprofits to secure financing for broadband infrastructure.

Award Size

To be determined

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

To be determined