Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program

The summary for the Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program 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 Rural Utilities Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program: 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. This opportunity is being opened pursuant to The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 which identified seven (7) entities that are eligible to receive funding through the Rural Utilities Service's (RUS) Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program (DLT) as part of Community Project Funding (CPF). This opportunity is only for entities identified, by name, in the Act. If you are not one of these entities, you are not eligible for this opportunity, and should not apply in this window. The seven entities have been individually invited to apply and are the only applications which will be considered under this opportunity. An additional window(s) is(are) anticipated in the future that will be open to all eligible entities. The regulation for the DLT Program can be found at 7 CFR part1734. All invited applicants should carefully review and prepare theirapplications according to instructions in the FY 2022 DLT Grant ProgramCommunity Project Funding Application Guide (Application Guide) and programresources. This Application Guide can be found on this entry on grants.gov oryou may also request a copy by emailing [email protected]. Expenses incurred indeveloping applications will be at the applicant's own risk.
Federal Grant Title: Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program
Federal Agency Name: Rural Utilities Service (USDA-RUS)
Grant Categories: Business and Commerce Community Development Education Health Regional Development
Type of Opportunity: Earmark
Funding Opportunity Number: RUS-22-01-DLT
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.855
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 8th, 2022
Original Application Deadline: July 8th, 2022
Posted Date: April 29th, 2022
Creation Date: April 29th, 2022
Archive Date: August 8th, 2022
Total Program Funding: $2,510,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: June 17th, 2022
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) - 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
Grant Announcement Contact
Teresa Hunkapiller
Grants Management Specialist
Phone 202-720-0800
DLT Help Desk
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