DEED Opens New $50 Million Broadband Expansion Grant Round

12 Mar 2024


One week after funding 24 projects to expand broadband infrastructure in Minnesota, the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) today announced it is accepting applications for another $50 million in broadband development grants.

"As a resident of Greater Minnesota, I know how important broadband is to our businesses, families and communities – and how difficult it is when internet is neither high-speed nor reliable," said DEED Commissioner Matt Varilek. "The State of Minnesota and our partners continue to methodically expand broadband service everywhere, and our new $50 million grant round will benefit thousands of Minnesotans who don't have service."

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