The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host Technical Assistance (TA) sessions in connection with the Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program authorized and funded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. NTIA’s CMC Pilot Program is a $268 million grant program to build the broadband and digital technology capacities of our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs), and to support broadband access, adoption, and digital skills within those institutions and in their surrounding anchor communities.
The CMC TA Sessions are designed to help prospective applicants understand the eligibility and programmatic requirements of the CMC Pilot Program and to assist applicants prepare high quality grant applications before the application deadline on December 1, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. EST. The CMC program team will address live questions during these technical assistance sessions to aid prospective CMC Pilot Program applicants.
NTIA will offer 60-minute CMC TA Sessions on the following dates (click the links to register):