Important Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Grant Program Timeline

Aug 5, 2021 | Advocacy, News

  • Scoring Criteria, Application and Guidebook Posted (30 days): Friday, August 6, 2021
  • Application Submission Period Opens (60 days): Monday, September 6, 2021
  • Application Submission Deadline (60 days from open date) (extension can be granted up to 14 days by BroadbandOhio if cause shown): Monday, November 8, 2021
  • Application Addresses Posted to Website: Friday, November 12, 2021
  • Not later than five days after the close of the submission period in which the application is made, the agency shall publish, for each completed application, the list of residential addresses included with the completed applications.
  • Not later than 35 days after the close of the submission period in which the application is made, the agency shall publish all information from each completed application that it determines is not confidential.
  • Challenge Period Ends: 65 days after the submission deadline: Thursday, January 13, 2022
  • Development and Authority have 30 days to address Challenges
  • Applicant has 14 days to address authority’s decision
  • Authority has 14 days to review revised application
  • Application review period: Up to 30 days
  • Award Announcements: Up to 30 days

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