ATS receives NTIA grant award notification for 59 member communities. Read more here.

Current Grant Activity

ATS Member Grant Updates

Per its mission, ATS identifies and tracks all broadband related grant funding that could be applied for to bring affordable broadband and improved service to over 100 tribal members. ATS applies for these opportunities as a consortium to include their members.

Below are the latest updates on our grant efforts for our members.

ATS Awarded Applications

These grants have been awarded. Scroll right to see more info.

Agency Title Submitted Award Status Member Tribes in Award Grant Features Applied for
NTIA Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP) — Infrastructure 09/01/21 9/20/23 Awarded 29.5 M 59 member tribes Alaska Tribal Network (ATN) Infrastructure for fixed wireless and cell phone service. Service starting 2024
Treasury Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund September 2022 Most awarded as of September 2023 Over 40 member tribes Tribal Library Enhancement Program (TLEP) Broadband infrastructure for each community

ATS Upcoming Applications

These are in application or coming soon. Contact ATS to ensure your inclusion in the applications. Scroll right to see more info.
Agency Title Planned Submittal Match Award Timeframe Tribes in Application Grant Features Applied for Available Grant Funds
State of Alaska Broadband Equity Access & Deployment Program Mid 2024 – Creating application materials and inviting members Depends on location Late 2024 Multiple member tribes Alaska Tribal Network (ATN) infrastructure for fixed wireless and cell phone service
NTIA Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program 2 (TBCP-2) Jan 2024 – Creating application materials and inviting members none Summer 2024 Multiple member tribes Alaska Tribal Network (ATN) infrastructure and use and adoption funding for fixed wireless and cell phone service
NTIA Digital Equity Planning LOIs submitted June 2022 none Postponed, NTIA will reopen in 2024 Multiple member tribes Funding will be used to prepare digital equity community plans

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