ReConnect Broadband Workshop in Madras

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Central Oregon Community College — Madras Campus

1170 East Ashwood Road

Community Meeting Room

Madras, OR 97741

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Thank you for your interest in attending! Registration has no closed.

If you missed the registration deadline and would still like to attend, please contact Erin McDuff at erin.mcduff@usda.gov or 503-414-3304 to find out is space is available.

Walk-in registrations will be provided as space allows.




Join us to learn about the planning process and resources available to help expand broadband infrastructure in your community.

This one-day workshop, designed to inform and engage civic leaders, businesses, and community champions, will feature local experts and provide:

  • A discussion of cutting-edge broadband applications that will reshape our communities and help drive rural prosperity
  • An overview of relevant USDA Rural Development grant and loan programs
  • An interactive session to support local teams as they evaluate and develop local broadband projects

View the full agenda.

Community broadband champions and those interested in improving rural broadband infrastructure, including education, library, healthcare, telecom, and internet representatives, will gain valuable information from these workshops.

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Telecommunication Programs

USDA offers a variety of loan and grant programs to finance the construction and expansion of broadband networks serving rural areas.

https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/all-programs/telecom-programs

ReConnect Program

USDA’s new ReConnect Program offers loans and grants to facilitate high-speed broadband deployment in rural areas that currently lack sufficient access.

https://www.usda.gov/reconnect


Sponsored by USDA Rural Development, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, and Business Oregon.

With support from Link Oregon, Washington State University Extension, Jefferson County Economic Development of Central Oregon, and the City of Madras.

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Central Oregon Community College — Madras Campus

1170 East Ashwood Road

Community Meeting Room

Madras, OR 97741

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