Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants.

The summary for the Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants. grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Utilities Programs, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants.: Authorized by 7 U.S.C. §950aaa, the DLT Program provides financial assistance to enable and improve distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas. DLT grant funds support the use of telecommunications-enabled information, audio and video equipment, and related advanced technologies by students, teachers, medical professionals, and rural residents. These grants are intended to increase rural access to education, training, and health care resources that are otherwise unavailable or limited in scope. The regulation for the DLT Program can be found at 7 CFR part 1734. All applicants should carefully review and prepare their applications according to instructions in the FY 2019 DLT Grant Program Application Guide (Application Guide) and program resources. This Application Guide can be found at https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/distance-learning-telemedicine-grants. Please be aware that there are two distinct grant opportunities available under the DLT Program for FY 2019. Do not use the Application Guide that has "Opioid" in the title because that guide applies to the other DLT grant opportunity. Expenses incurred in developing applications will be at the applicant's own risk. The Agency encourages applications that will help improve life in rural America. See information on the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity found at www.usda.gov/ruralprosperity. Applicants are encouraged to consider projects that provide measurable results in helping rural communities build robust and sustainable economies through strategic investments in infrastructure, partnerships and innovation. Key strategies include: • Achieving e-Connectivity for Rural America • Developing the Rural Economy • Harnessing Technological Innovation • Supporting a Rural Workforce • Improving Quality of Life
Federal Grant Title: Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants.
Federal Agency Name: Utilities Programs (USDA-RUS)
Grant Categories: Education Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RUS-19-02-DLT
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.855
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 15th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: May 15th, 2019
Posted Date: February 14th, 2019
Creation Date: February 14th, 2019
Archive Date: June 14th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $25,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 100
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: February 14th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For-profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
Link to Full Grant Announcement
DLT Program Website
Grant Announcement Contact
Randall Millhiser
Branch Chief
Phone 2027200800
Program Help Desk
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