NTIA IIJA : $314.1 M - $4 Billion
for broadband grants (anticipated). Affecting factors include network speed and population.
Treasury CPF: $143.4 Million
for broadband grants (anticipated).
The office makes grants and runs the Kansas Broadband Acceleration Grant Program. It provides $85 million for broadband expansion over 10 years.
Grant projects can be awarded a maximum of $1 million each in unserved areas. These areas are defined as those lacking a fixed, terrestial connection of at least 25 Mbps download x 3 Mbps upload speed.
The Broadband Acceleration Grant seeks projects that will:
More information and deadlines and key dates can be found here.
As of the beginning of 2022, the state has yet to allocate the billions and develop additional programs from federal recovery funding.
Programming includes the Kansas Connect & Learn Initiative, which is intended to provide bandwidth of 100mbps to Public Schools.