Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program

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.

This opportunity is being opened pursuant to The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 which identified seven (7) entities that are eligible to receive funding through the Rural Utilities Service’s (RUS) Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program (DLT) as part of Community Project Funding (CPF).

This opportunity is only for entities identified, by name, in the Act.

If you are not one of these entities, you are not eligible for this opportunity, and should not apply in this window.

The seven entities have been individually invited to apply and are the only applications which will be considered under this opportunity.

An additional window(s) is(are) anticipated in the future that will be open to all eligible entities.

The regulation for the DLT Program can be found at 7 CFR part173 4. All invited applicants should carefully review and prepare theirapplications according to instructions in the FY 2022 DLT Grant ProgramCommunity Project Funding Application Guide (Application Guide) and programresources.

This Application Guide can be found on this entry on grants.gov oryou may also request a copy by emailing dltinfo@usda.gov.

Expenses incurred indeveloping applications will be at the applicant’s own risk.
Related Programs

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Loans and Grants

Department of Agriculture


Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: Rural Utilities Service

Estimated Funding: $2,510,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=eddecce4-3e2e-4753-b31e-aea6dcdb0bd1

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Individuals and For-Profit Organizations are ineligible to apply for awards under this NOFO.This program NOFO does not support entities hiring interns or crews under the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993.

The Public Lands Corps Act of 1993, 16 USC, Chapter 37, Subchapter II-Public Lands Corps, is the only legislative authority that allows BLM to "hire" interns under this authority.

Therefore, eligible Youth Conservation Corps may only apply for projects developed under NOFO 15.243 – BLM Youth Conservation Opportunities on Public Lands. 

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=eddecce4-3e2e-4753-b31e-aea6dcdb0bd1

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
DLT Help Desk

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2022-04-29

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2022-06-26




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