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Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) #004

The Office of the Chief Information Officer has issued NOFA #004 for the Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program making available up to $4,950,000 for broadband expansion in Iowa. The application window for this program closed November 22, 2020 at 5:00 CDT.


The documents comprising this application are listed on the right-hand side. Click on the hyperlink to download the file and review each of the documents. To comment on any or all particular documents, hover on the document listed directly below and click “Click to Comment.” Please upload supporting documents with your comment. Multiple documents can be uploaded at one time.


NOFA 004 section requires "Signed attestations submitted to the Office under penalty of perjury on forms supplied by the Office, attesting that a Targeted Service Area(s) forming the basis of a Project is currently served with 25/3 Broadband or 100/20 Broadband, whichever is applicable." Therefore, you must also submit an attestation form. This form can be downloaded via the link below. Further, NOFA 004 section allows for "Bills or invoices provided to or received by customers in a Targeted Services Area(s) forming the basis of a Project which identify current Broadband service at or above 25/3 Broadband or 100/20 Broadband, whichever is applicable." These can be uploaded with your comment.


Click here to view a map of project areas for all applications submitted in response to NOFA #004

Click here to download the attestation form for public validation


Business Organization

Core Application

Demonstrated Experience

Executive Project Summary

Exhibit E - Grant Agreement

Exhibit F - Certification, Authorization, and Release of Information

Exhibit G - Request for Confidentiality

Iowa Grants Application

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