The goal of this grant is to bring high-speed broadband to all California public libraries by connecting them to the California Research and Education Network (CalREN).
The high-speed broadband grant is open to all public libraries in California connecting to the CalREN network.
Eligible grant expenses are listed below.
Special Construction Funding
Hardship Funding for initial 12-month recurring circuit costs
Network Consulting Funding for consultant costs associated with network design
Technology Hardware Funding for network hardware, installation and/or configuration
Building Infrastructure Modification Funding for building or room-ready modifications required to install and operate network equipment
Upgrades to Inside Wiring to support broadband connectivity
Technical Network Training for Library Staff
- Public Agency
Matching Funding Requirement:
Local match will vary and may be required based on Local Income Per Capita levels. It is at the discretion of the State Library to modify or waive match funding.
How to Apply
State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.
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