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Funding

Federal and State governments are unleashing a tidal wave of grant funding programs to bridge the digital divide. Our funding experts can help you build a competitive, sustainable, low-risk business plan to win funding and provide a better life for your community.

Track Record of Achievement

NRTC’s consortium won millions for successful bidders in the FCC’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction. NRTC provided members with services related to mapping and eligibility determinations, network design, financial and business sustainability studies, and bidding procedures.


Expert Advice

We’ll help you evaluate project eligibility, information requirements, and strengths/weaknesses relative to specific funding scoring frameworks.​

Take advantage of the knowledge and experience of experts who have:​

  • Advised and supported NTIA to launch the single-largest middle-mile grant program (BTOP-$3.6 billion).​

  • Assisted broadband service providers with the end-to-end support for the identification, qualification, proposal development, submission, and post-award filing requirements.​

  • Advised New York State Broadband Office regarding rules for its $500 million grant program.​


Eligible Opportunity Analysis

Let us help you secure your share of opportunities. NRTC’s access to data and experience with funding programs means you will understand all available opportunities. Find the right projects for your situation with our seasoned team. Learn about opportunities in current programs such as the upcoming American Infrastructure Plan (potentially tens of billions) and existing and future state grant programs worth hundreds of millions. ​


Effective Grant Writing

NRTC partners with grant writers that have a proven track record of preparing high-quality, winning proposals for broadband and infrastructure funding programs at the federal, state, and local levels.​


Professional Review

NRTC brings the unique perspectives of a funding “scorer,” providing rich feedback to ensure your proposal achieves the maximum points and highest consideration. Put your “best foot forward” when submitting your grant application.


Mapping and Validation Tools

NRTC's subsidiary CrowdFiber provides one of the most sophisticated broadband information tools in the industry. Every address is mapped, validated and integrated with CRM, GIS and billing systems. With nearly a decade of experience working with rural broadband providers, including intense activity in the recent Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) auction, CrowdFiber offers the most effective way to map and validate your grant proposal ideas and submissions.​


Let Us Help You Secure Your Share of Opportunities

  • The American Rescue Plan: $350 Billion
  • NTIA: $1 Billion
  • Other Opportunities:

    • American Infrastructure Plan: Potentially Tens of Billions

    • Existing State Grant Programs

    • Hundreds of Millions

 

 

Learn more about how we can help find funding for your project