Broadband grant criteria and scoring document now available

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), Office of Broadband Development, will be soliciting proposals for the 2016 Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grants. Prior to the opening of the application period on July 22, DEED is required by law to post the specific criteria and any quantitative weighting scheme or scoring system that will be used to evaluate or rank applications and award grants for this competitive grant program. Click here to view the grant criteria and scoring document.

Applications for the 2016 broadband grants will be available soon. The application period opens on July 22 and closes on Oct. 3.

For questions, call 651-259-7610 or email