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Maine Connectivity Authority
Danielle Louder
DOT Capital Projects Fund website with general info: https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/coronavirus/assistance-for-state-local-and-tribal-governments/capital-projects-fund
Danielle Louder
Guidance for States-Territories-and-Freely-Associated-States: https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/Capital-Projects-Fund-Guidance-States-Territories-and-Freely-Associated-States.pdf
Peggy Schaffer
The FCC currently has a program similar to this for libraries and school. Maine has a number of successful applications in the first round, and have more going in for the second round. That fund is $7b Emergency Connectivity fund
Danielle Louder
Susan Corbett and the National Digital Equity Center is another group we'll need to stay closely connected with for this piece.
Brian Lippold
Keep in mind that the private sector (Casco Bay Advisors) has already mapped areas of over 150 communities that do not have availability of 100/20 and is mapping more every day. Much of this data generated has been partially funded by the State.
Danielle Louder
Thanks Jeff!