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CDBG-CV Broadband Quick Guide


Date Published: June 2021


This CDBG-CV Broadband Quick Guide summarizes some of the ways Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG-CV) grantees can help narrow the digital divide through the provision of broadband infrastructure and services to communities in need due to the coronavirus. The Guidebook describes and provides examples of how Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and CDBG-CV funds can be used for eligible activities to support broadband access, including but not limited to:

  • Infrastructure development
  • Installation of wired and wireless connections
  • Hardware and software purchases
  • Construction of computer rooms for after-school programs that also incorporate appropriate health and safety precautions
  • Training and digital literacy classes
  • Economic development assistance to businesses

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  • HUD
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  • HUD Approved