GREAT Grant

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 00:00

State’s Broadband Infrastructure Office Awards and Amends Grants to Expand N.C. Internet Access

The Broadband Infrastructure Office, part of the N.C Department of Information Technology (NCDIT) Division of Broadband and Digital Equity, today announced four additional awards to deploy high-speed internet infrastructure across the state via the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) grants.
Thursday, September 29, 2022

The Broadband Infrastructure Office, part of the N.C Department of Information Technology (NCDIT) Division of Broadband and Digital Equity, today announced four additional awards to deploy high-speed internet infrastructure across the state via the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) grants.

Monday, August 1, 2022 - 00:00

State Awards $30M in Grants to Expand Internet Access in 11 N.C. Counties Grants funded by ARPA to connect 13,000 plus families to high-speed internet part of Governor Cooper’s plan to close the digital divide

More than 13,000 households and 582 businesses across North Carolina are set to receive access to high-speed internet thanks to more than $30.8 million in NCDIT-awarded GREAT grants, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. This is in addition to the $23.4 million in GREAT grants NCDIT awarded on July 18.
Monday, August 01, 2022

More than 13,000 households and 582 businesses across North Carolina are set to receive access to high-speed internet thanks to more than $30.8 million in NCDIT-awarded GREAT grants, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. This is in addition to the $23.4 million in GREAT grants NCDIT awarded on July 18.

Monday, July 18, 2022 - 00:00

$23M in Grants Awarded to Expand N.C. Internet Access in 12 Counties Grants to connect thousands more families to high-speed internet are part of Governor Cooper’s plan to close the digital divide

Nearly 7,000 households and 374 businesses in 12 N.C. counties are set to receive high-speed internet thanks to more than $23.4 million in grants, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.
Monday, July 18, 2022

Nearly 7,000 households and 374 businesses in 12 N.C. counties are set to receive high-speed internet thanks to more than $23.4 million in grants, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Friday, May 13, 2022 - 00:00

Gov. Cooper, U.S. Commerce Secretary Raimondo Announce Significant Federal Funding to Expand Access to Affordable, High-Speed Internet Across the Country 'Internet for All' Initiative Will Invest $45B to Provide Affordable, Reliable, High-Speed Internet for Everyone in America by 2030

The Biden-Harris Administration’s "Internet for All" initiative will invest $45 billion to provide affordable, reliable and high-speed internet for everyone in the United States by 2030.
Friday, May 13, 2022

The Biden-Harris Administration’s "Internet for All" initiative will invest $45 billion to provide affordable, reliable and high-speed internet for everyone in the United States by 2030.

Monday, May 9, 2022 - 00:00

State’s Broadband Infrastructure Office Receives More Than 300 Grant Applications to Expand Internet Access

The Broadband Infrastructure Office has received 305 applications from 38 high-speed internet providers for the current round of Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology grants to expand the state’s broadband infrastructure.
Monday, May 09, 2022

The Broadband Infrastructure Office has received 305 applications from 38 high-speed internet providers for the current round of Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology grants to expand the state’s broadband infrastructure.

Friday, March 25, 2022 - 00:00

Application Window Extended for the GREAT Grant

Qualified internet service providers and electric membership cooperatives providing internet service now have through May 4 to apply for up to $350 million in GREAT Grants funds to expand broadband infrastructure in North Carolina.
Friday, March 25, 2022

Qualified internet service providers and electric membership cooperatives providing internet service now have through May 4 to apply for up to $350 million in GREAT Grants funds to expand broadband infrastructure in North Carolina.

Monday, January 31, 2022 - 00:00

Application Window Open for $350M to Expand Internet Access in Rural N.C. Internet Service Providers encouraged to apply for GREAT Grants by April 4

Monday, January 31, 2022

Qualified internet service providers and electric membership cooperatives providing internet service can now apply for up to $350 million in grants to expand broadband infrastructure in North Carolina and get more people connected to high-speed internet. Funds from the federal American Rescue Plan are being used to provide the largest ever round of Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) Grants available in North Carolina.

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 00:00

Gov. Cooper Announces $1.5M Grant to Expand Internet Access in Caswell County

RiverStreet Wireless of NC was awarded $1.5 million GREAT Grant for a project with the potential to connect 2,857 households and 61 businesses in Caswell County to high-speed internet service.
Monday, January 11, 2021

RiverStreet Wireless of NC was awarded $1.5 million GREAT Grant for a project with the potential to connect 2,857 households and 61 businesses in Caswell County to high-speed internet service.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 00:00

State Broadband Office Launches Broadband Grant Program

The GREAT Grant Program is a $10 million grant program that allows internet service providers and electric membership cooperatives to compete for funding to lower financial barriers that prevent broadband expansion in rural communities. 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The GREAT Grant Program is a $10 million grant program that allows internet service providers and electric membership cooperatives to compete for funding to lower financial barriers that prevent broadband expansion in rural communities. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 00:00

Online Portal Now Open for First-of-Kind Broadband Grant Program

Internet service providers interested in the new GREAT Grant Program can now apply for funding through an online portal, the state’s Broadband Infrastructure Office announced today.
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Internet service providers interested in the new GREAT Grant Program can now apply for funding through an online portal, the state’s Broadband Infrastructure Office announced today.