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Broadband USA

The year-end omnibus legislation included several broadband and connectivity expansion bills. The following will be implemented by NTIA.

Three new grant programs:

  1. Tribal BroadbandConnectivity Program. A $1 billion program directed to tribal governments to be used for broadband deployment on tribal lands, as well as for telehealth, distance learning, broadband affordability, and digital inclusion.

  2. Broadband Infrastructure Program. A $300 million broadband deployment program directed to partnerships between a state, or one or more political subdivisions of a state, and providers of fixed broadband service to support broadband infrastructure deployment to areas lacking broadband, especially rural areas.

  3. Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program. A $285 million grant program to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) for the purchase of broadband internet access service and eligible equipment or to hire and train information technology personnel.


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Resource Type:funding resource, technical assistance, data source, organization
Subtopic:funding & financing, infrastructure & communications,
Tags:broadband, Internet, rural communities, tribal community, infrastructure
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Link:webpage

Build a Better Burb

Build a Better Burb (BBB) is an online publication dedicated to improving suburban design and planning. The articles on the site highlight bold ideas for improving housing, promoting regional planning, addressing parking and creating transit-oriented development.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:resource guide, information source
Subtopic:planning, housing & real estate, transportation, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:suburban communities, planning, housing, transit
Telephone:312-551-7300
Link:webpage

Bureau of Economic Analysis: Regional Economic Accounts

The BEA offers statistics about Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for states and metropolitan areas; personal Income for states, counties, and metropolitan areas; employment, compensation, wage and salary disbursements; current taxes; farm income and expenses; per capita personal income statistics.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:socio-economic & other data, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:data & analysis, statistics, economic data
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Link:webpage

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) is a politically objective supplier of trusted and statistically sound baseline, contextual, and trend information used to shape transportation policy, investments, and research across the U.S. and abroad. One is able to access both national and state transportation-related statistcal data through BTS.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:transportation, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:data & analysis, transportation data, information, statistics
Telephone:800-853-1351
Link:webpage

Burke's Playground Equipment Grant Resource Center

Burke Grant Resource Center is a complete and up-to-date database of Federal, State and Private Foundation grants available to schools and non-profit organizations including those with religious affiliations . Maberry Consulting, a Burke partner, can assist with grant and proposal writing. Pricing is dependent upon services rendered.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:active transportation & recreation, Recreation & Health,
Tags:fundraising, grants, playground, playground equipment, outdoor recreation, physical activity
Telephone:866-753-7229
Link:webpage

Business Ready Community Grant & Loan Program

The Wyoming Business Council provides the Business Ready Community Grant & Loan Program, a program that provides financing for publicly owned infrastructure that serves the needs of businesses and promotes economic development within Wyoming communities. Cities, towns, counties and joint powers boards are the primary applicants for this program. State and local community development organizations can assist and provide project management development under contract to the primary applicant.


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Geography:Wyoming
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:funding & financing, business assistance, economic development, employment & workforce, rural community issues & solutions, infrastructure & communications, Issues & Opportunities, Business & Economy, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:funding, economic development, jobs, small business support, sustainable development, infrastructure, local government
Telephone:307-577-6012
Link:webpage

Butte Citizens for Preservation & Revitalization (Butte CPR)

Butte CPR provides grants to improve buildings, educational tours, lectures, preservation workshops, and other events, liaison with local government, business, and civic organizations, and the labor to restore, renovate and salvage historical buildings in the nation's largest National Historic Landmark District.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:funding resource, organization
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, heritage & historic preservation, redevelopment & revitalization, funding & financing, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:funding, local government, historic preservation, community revitalization, redevelopment
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Link:webpage

Butte Local Development Corporation

As the primary economic development organization for Butte Silver Bow, the BLDC uses a multi-pronged approach to advancing the Butte economy based around the recruitment of regional or out-of-state businesses to expand their operations to Butte, growth of existing companies, and partnerships with entrepreneurs and companies of all sizes to promote job creation in our community.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:Economic Development
Subtopic:entrepreneurship & small business, business assistance,
Tags:economic development, Small Business Assistance
Telephone:(406) 496-3171
Link:webpage

Casper Area Economic Development Alliance (CAEDA)

The Casper Area Economic Development Alliance (CAEDA) serves as the principal catalyst for economic development through leading, encouraging and facilitating diversification and expansion of Casper's and Natrona County's economy. Services provided by CAEDA include community marketing, point of contact, helping businesses grow, reporing & events, and partnership creation.


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Geography:Wyoming
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:economic development, business assistance, marketing & assistance, rural community issues & solutions, development & smart growth, Business & Economy, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:economic development, marketing and promotion, growth strategy
Telephone:307-577-7011
Link:webpage

U.S. Census Bureau: The American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) collects and provides data every year to help communities plan investments and services. It provides general demographic data, information about how people commute to work, general education levels, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:employment & workforce, assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, housing & real estate, planning, transportation, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:census, assessment, data & analysis, data collection, statistics, socio-economic data, financing, education, economic data, planning, transportation, transportation data, demographics
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Link:webpage