CASF Infrastructure Grant Account

Departmental Grant ID:
CPUC CASF
Portal ID:
6904
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
Categories:

Details

Purpose:

The statutory goal of the CASF program is to provide broadband access to 98 percent of households in each consortia region by December 31, 2022.  

Description:

The California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) provides grants to “telephone corporations” as defined under P.U. Code § 234 to bridge the “digital divide” by building and expanding broadband facilities in unserved and underserved areas of the state. The CASF supports projects that a) provide broadband services to areas currently without broadband access and b) build out facilities in underserved areas.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Individual
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

See CASF eligibility:  www.cpuc.ca.gov

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
September 30, 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
24 mo from approval

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$300,000,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
20%
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State
Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

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