The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), Department of Commerce, has announced a federal funding opportunity. The Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP) will be awarding $19.8 million for FY 2005.
The Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP) assists, through matching grants, in the planning and construction of public telecommunications facilities in order to:
- extend delivery of services to as many citizens as possible by the most cost-effective means, including use of broadcast and non-broadcast technologies;
- increase public telecommunications services and facilities available to, operated by, and controlled by minorities and women;
- strengthen the capability of existing public TV and radio stations to provide public telecommunications services to the public.
For more information visit http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ptfp/attachments/FFO_Notice_05.htm