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Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program

The Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program is a $268 million grant program to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) for the purchase of broadband internet access service and eligible equipment or to hire and train information technology personnel.

Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program - Anchor Community Eligibility Dashboard

The CMC Anchor Community Dashboard is for informational purposes only and is intended solely to assist potential applicants in better understanding the CMC Pilot Program and the requirements set forth in the Final Rule for this program.  The Dashboard does not and is not intended to supersede, modify, or otherwise alter applicable statutory or regulatory requirements, or the specific requirements set forth in the Final Rule and Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).  In all cases, statutory and regulatory mandates, and the requirements set forth in the Final Rule and NOFO, shall prevail over any inconsistencies contained in the Dashboard.

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CMC Dashboard

 

June 15, 2021 Press Release Announcing the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program and Final Rule

Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program Final Rule (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program Webinars

Recordings, transcripts and presentations from past Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program webinars: 

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