Indiana Next Level Connections Broadband Program
Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs
Letter of Intent
Nov 11, 2023
Jan 26, 2024
The Indiana Next Level Connections Broadband Program
offers grants for broadband infrastructure to provide
service to unserved end users, including households,
businesses, and community anchor institutions in Indiana.
Projects that include providing 1 gig connections to
schools and/or rural health facilities will receive
Funding may be used for terrestrial capital expenses directly related to a qualified broadband project, including design, engineering, permitting, construction of "last mile" infrastructure expenses, and validation of service expenses.
Eligible applicants are Indiana broadband providers that
have served at least 100 subscribers for 3 years or more.
Applicants that do not meet these requirements must then
meet one of the following:
- Be a corporation organized under IC 8-1-13
- Be a corporation organized under IC 23-17 that is an
- Be a cooperative that has at least one member that is
a corporation organized under 8-1-13
Eligible locations are addresses in Indiana that lack
broadband coverage (less than actual speeds of 25 Mbps
downstream); areas that lack quality, reliable access to
fixed terrestrial broadband; and areas with compelling
Amount of funding
Up to $5,000,000.
All projects require a 20% match.
Broadband · Infrastructure · Indiana
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