Statewide Library Broadband Access Aggregator

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The California State Library seeks to procure expertise in the continued development and execution of the High-Speed Broadband for California Libraries program. 

The resulting award is intended to support the administrative efforts associated with programmatic administration as detailed below. 


The Broadband Access Aggregator will act as aggregator for California public libraries connected, or seeking to connect, to the CENIC/CalREN network, and when necessary, provide consulting, project planning, implementation, and evaluation services.   The Aggregator shall report to the State Library and work in partnership with the Library’s Broadband Program Team. Collaboration with the California State Library, CENIC, and other Aggregators will be a fundamental requirement to ensure the implementation’s success.   

For full Request For Application details please visit: 


Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Nonprofit
  • Other Legal Entity
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

Please review complete Request For Application for details:

Eligible Geographies:

Applicants must be able to do business in California. 

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Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
December 2023
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
June 30, 2026

Funding Details

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  • State
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  • Advance(s)

How to Apply

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


For questions about this grant, contact:
Josh Chisom, 1-916-603-6713,