Funding guide

DRA - Community Infrastructure Fund

Broadband Funding Guide

Delta Regional Authority

Federal Agency

Delta Regional Authority

Agency Overview

Established in 2000 by Congress, the Delta Regional Authority makes strategic investments of federal appropriations into projects that will improve regional economic opportunity by helping create jobs, build communities, and improve the lives of the 10 million people who reside in the 252 counties and parishes of the eight-state region. The Delta Regional Authority provides investment for basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, business development, and workforce development.

Program Name

Community Infrastructure Fund

Program Overview

The Community Infrastructure Fund was created to target physical infrastructure projects that help build safer, more resilient communities in the Delta region. The three areas of investment through this program target basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, and flood control project centered around economic development.

Program Purpose
  • Broadband Infrastructure (e.g. construction)
Eligible Recipients
  • Higher Education Institutions
  • Hospitals
  • State and Local Governments
  • Tribal Entities
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Electric Utilities/Co-ops

Agency Contact

Brian Henson 202-400-1453

Funding Type


FY2018 Funding Amount


FY2019 Funding Amount