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
|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 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|