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Where’s The Funding? Ep. 1: Intro to BEAD Matching Funds

Welcome to Fiber Broadband Association’s Where’s The Funding? A free-to-attend 12-part series to help members understand, navigate, and obtain matching funds for broadband grants.

The IIJA’s BEAD program requires broadband grant applicants to come to the table with a minimum of a 25% funding match and a letter of credit – up front with the application.

For many smaller and non-traditional providers, this sounds daunting. But it doesn’t have to be.

We came up with this 12-part series to help you understand how and why meeting these requirements can be straightforward. Tune in to learn tips, tricks, avenues for potential sources of funding, and the mechanics of matching contributions – directly from experienced broadband funding professionals.