The federal government is accepting applications for stimulus funds from libraries, community colleges and other public sector organizations. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) has allocated $7.2 billion for the development and expansion of broadband network access.

Interested organizations can access a Webinar that outlines of the program at The presentation describes eligibility requirements and how to apply. It also includes tips on how to prepare a successful application and resources to learn more about the program.