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Where’s the Funding? Episode 9: The Challenges of Matching Funds

The NTIA has made it clear that both a Letter of Credit and Matching Funds will be required to qualify for BEAD funding. In this episode, we’ll talk about the challenges and stressors applicants could face, how they could impact the application process, what this means for applicants, and the avenues applicants should take to maximize theirs odds of success.

Jochai Ben-Avie’s career has been centered at the intersection of technology and human rights, as a leader in global policy, advocacy, and philanthropy. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of Connect Humanity, a nonprofit fund which provides access to capital and knowledge to underserved communities enabling them to build their own internet infrastructure and take control of their digital futures.