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Smart Rural Community Showcase Award

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
Jul 12, 2019

Josh Seidemann


The Smart Rural Community Showcase Award honors rural communities that have achieved high levels of broadband activity and have used it to support innovative practices in industry sectors such as healthcare, education, public safety, utilities, civic engagement, and commerce.

Examples of innovative healthcare applications include:

  • Health information technology
  • Electronic health records
  • Telemedicine
  • Health information exchanges
  • Remote patient monitoring
  • "Store and forward" technologies designed to acquire and transmit medical images and data

Current NTCA members are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This award is honorary. Awardees will be announced at the NTCA Fall Conference, featured on the NTCA website and in NTCA publicity, and provided with tools to facilitate local and regional media coverage.

Application process

A link to the application is available on the program website.

Email completed applications to

Tagged as
Broadband · Health information technology · Technology for health and human services · Telehealth

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