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This page contains documentation and records associated with the OCIO Broadband Grant Program Notice of Funding Availability #001 which was issued December 17, 2019 and notice of intent to award $1.3 million published on April 30, 2019.  The information is made available as required by Iowa Code 2018 Chapter 8B.11(3) which requires the OCIO to "conduct an open application review process and include a public internet site for applications, results, and performance." This opportunity is not active and has expired. Accordingly, the information on this page is not associated with current or future grant opportunities made available as part of the State of Iowa Broadband Grant Program. Please see the Broadband Grants page for information about current and future programs.

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The documentation associated with Notice of Funding Availability #001 is provided here for reference. All addenda and exhibits can be found by clicking the appropriate link below.

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Notice of Funding Availability #001 was conducted from December 18, 2018 through April 30, 2019.  Steps and dates of each activities are described in the schedule below.

NOFA Issued12/17/2018
Written Questions Due01/11/2019
Written Responses Posted01/25/2019
Applications Acceptance Window Begins02/18/2019
Applications Due03/15/2019
Technical Review Begins03/18/2019
Technical Review Ends03/29/2019
Applications Posted Online for Public Comment04/01/2019
Applications and Quantitative Scoring Submitted to members of Review Committee04/01/2019
Public Comment Period and Review Committee Period Ends04/12/2019
Office Review Begins04/15/2019
Notice of Intent to Award04/30/2019
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Applications Received

17 applications were submitted to the OCIO in response to NOFA #001. The public, redacted versions of each application are provided below. In the Application Download column, click the link labeled "zip" next to each application to download a zip file containing the public version of that application. Additionally, the OCIO conducted a public comment process wherein members of the public could comment on any of the applications received. The public comments, along with any attestations received, are included in the Public Comments Download column below.  

298223Chariton Valley PDC - Lockridge Networkszip
302089Evertek - LTE Expansionzip
301481Windstream - Iowa Broadbandzip
298408Heartland Telecommunications - Iretonzip
298369Van Buren Telephone - Stockportzip
298410Heartland Telecommunications - Boyden and Hullzip
298359Sully Telephone Associationzip
298759Searsboro Telephone Company - 2019 FTTHzip
300995BTC - CR1 Carroll Fiber Optic Projectzip
301002BTC - 195th Street - Glenwoodzip
301926Green Township Broadbandzip
298114Breda Telephone - Arcadia Overbuildzip
301953WTC Communications - Wiltonzip
299297Omnitel Communications - Carson and Oaklandzip
301001BTC - Cedar Hills Housing Subdivision - Malvernzip
301959City of Adair Fiber Projectzip
300990BTC- Auburn Overbuildzip
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Evaluation Materials

Evaluation materials associated with Notice of Funding Availability #001 are provided below. Each evaluation element provides different information concerning the numerous steps and phases of the evaluation process. Refer to Notice of Funding Availability #001 (posted above) for information about the evaluation process.

Final Agency Decision and AllocationsFinal Agency Decision and Allocations
Master Scoring SpreadsheetMaster Scoring Spreadsheet
Quantitative Scoring SpreadsheetQuantitative Scoring Spreadsheet
Technical Review SpreadsheetTechnical Review Spreadsheet
Broadband Grant Review Committee InputReview Committee Input NOFA 001 Zip
Public Comments ReceivedPublic Comments (NOFA #001)
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Application Map

The map below shows the location of applications submitted under NOFA #001. Application areas shaded in green reflect areas for which grant applications were funded under the program. Application areas that are shaded in light gray reflect areas for which grant applications were not awarded funds under the program.

Broadband NOFA001 Awarded 1440x1080
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