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Grants & Funding

USDA COMMUNITY CONNECT GRANTS

This federal program funds broadband deployment into rural communities where it is not yet economically viable for private sector providers to deliver service. For more information, please visit USDA Community Connect Grants.

USDA DISTANCE LEARNING AND TELEMEDICINE GRANTS

This federal program helps rural communities use telecommunications' unique connectivity capabilities to overcome effects of remoteness and low population density. Grant funds may be used for acquisition of eligible capital assets, such as:

  • Technical assistance and instruction for using eligible equipment

  • Inside wiring and similar infrastructure that further DLT services

  • Acquisition of instructional programming as a capital asset

  • Computer hardware, network components, and software

  • Audio, video, and interactive video equipment

  • Terminal and data terminal equipment

 

For more information, please visit USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants.

OTHER TELEMEDICINE GRANT OPPORTUNITES

The Health and Human Services Division for telehealth and broadband related programs posts funding opportunities HERE.

HEALTHCARE CONNECT FUND

The New Mexico Telehealth Alliance (NMTHA) manages the Southwest Telehealth Access Grid (SWTAG), a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved consortium for funding through the Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF). If you manage one or more healthcare provider sites serving clients in New Mexico, contact NMTHA to discuss joining SWTAG. Advantages to applying to SWTAG via NMTHA include:

  • Lower application and administrative costs.

  • Access to expert funding advice for a mix of rural and urban sites.

  • Professional assistance with proven track record of funding success.

Additional information on eligibility and application procedures can be found HERE.

Community Connect
Distance Learning
Other
Healthcare Connect
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