Funding Opportunity: Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program

Applications due April 10, 2020

The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), hereinafter referred to as RUS or the Agency, announces its Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program application window for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.

Approximately $71.7 million is available for funding opportunities under this FOA. This amount includes $47 million in funds appropriated for FY2020 as well as funds totaling $24.7 million which were not awarded during FY2019 and have been carried forward to the current year. Additional details regarding restrictions on the use of certain of these funds appear below.

Eligible Applicants:

Applicants in rural areas of 20,000 people or less who provide education or health care services through telecommunications facilities are eligible to apply. Applications will be scored, reviewed and selected on a competitive basis.

Click here to see full Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)