Blandin Foundation has a long history of supporting the active engagement of communities to ensure their telecommunications and technology vitality. To this end, the Blandin Community Broadband Program supports work that increases:
- Awareness about the value of broadband
- Business and residential use of broadband in rural communities
- Public and private investment in rural broadband capacity.
Active programs are listed below.
Broadband Innovation and Robust Network Feasibilty Fund grant award amounts range from $1,000 to $25,000, and matching funds are required. Grants will be available starting in 2017. Information on application deadlines will be announced Fall 2016.
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BBC Project Matrix 2015-16
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Ten new communities selected for Blandin Community Broadband Program
Two-year partnerhips provide planning, technical and financial support to help 10 communities meet digital technology goals BRAINERD, Minn. (…
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grants across rural Minnesota
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Blandin Foundation announced recently that it has awarded 30 grants totaling $314,513 to assist rural Minnesota le…