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Funding Opportunity: Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP)
Taken from National Telecommunications and Information Administration External Site
Written By NTIA
February 02, 2005

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:

  1. extend delivery of services to as many citizens as possible by the most cost-effective means, including use of broadcast and non-broadcast technologies;
  2. increase public telecommunications services and facilities available to, operated by, and controlled by minorities and women;
  3. 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

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