Please Note: Grant application deadlines are December 13, 2013, April 4, 2014 and June 13, 2014.
Since 2007, the Light Speed Grant Program has provided matching funds to rural Minnesota communities to support project implementation of new broadband applications from institutions (schools, health care facilities, etc.) to the home or between institutions with a priority on applications that reach home users.
To date, grants have been awarded to:
Results from our latest survey of rural Minnesotans.
Community broadband project matching grants of $10,000 to $50,000 available. Click here for details.
The Foundation named nine communities as partners in a two-year broadband initiative. Find out which ones, and what they're working on to advance broadband in rural Minnesota.