The USDA ReConnect Program offers loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to facilitate broadband deployment in areas of rural America without sufficient access to broadband.

USDA Rural Development will host a series of informational webinars and workshops to provide more information on the ReConnect Program. Please visit for up-to-date information on these events.

Informational Webinars:

Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm CST (2:00 pm EST)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm CST (2:00 pm EST)

Each hour-long technical assistance webinar will provide a high-level overview of the funding opportunity available under the ReConnect Program. USDA Rural Development staff will discuss types of funding available, eligibility provisions, notice of proposed service area, and evaluation factors. It will be offered twice. You may pre-register for either the February 7 or the February 13 webinar. The webinar link and event details will be emailed to you after registration.