Rural Broadband Access

USDA - Rural Development

Eligible Entities
Type of Fund
Typical Support
See Program Website
Application Deadline
Based on Fiscal Year

The Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program (Broadband Program) furnishes loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide service at the broadband lending speed in eligible rural areas.

In general Loan Terms are limited to the expected composite economic life of the assets to be financed plus 3 years.

Last Updated: July 17, 2020

Program Categories

Broadband/Fiber | Public Utilities | Telecommunications