Memos, Resources

Memo: USDA Officially Releases Details on the 4th Round of ReConnect

August 4, 2022

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released the highly anticipated details for the fourth (4th) round of funding for the ReConnect Program. The ReConnect Program will provide up to $1.15B in loan and grant funding to assist with building broadband infrastructure in areas of America lacking sufficient access to broadband.

This program was established on March 23rd, 2018 when Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018. Included in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) are funding limits, application deadline, defined area eligibility, and the basis of awarding projects.

Download the full memo for additional information including Funding Limits and Deadlines, Eligible Entities, Area Eligibility, and Competitive Scoring.

VPS Memo – ReConnect Round 4

For more information or if you would like VPS guidance, please contact:

Kristy Szabo at (605) 995-1786

Carmen O’Neill, PE at (605) 995-1754