Authorized by 7 U.S.C.
950aaa, the DLT Program provides financial assistance to enable and improve distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas.
DLT grant funds support the use of telecommunications-enabled information, audio and video equipment, and related advanced technologies
by students, teachers, medical professionals, and rural residents.
These grants are intended to increase rural access to education, training, and health care resources that are otherwise unavailable or limited in scope.The regulation for the DLT Program can be found at 7 CFR part 173 4. All applicants should carefully review and prepare their applications according to instructions in the FY 2021 DLT Grant Program Application Guide (Application Guide) and program resources.
This Application Guide can be found in this entry on grants.gov as well as at https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/distance-learning-telemedicine-grants.
Expenses incurred in developing applications will be at the applicant’s own risk.