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Broadband Infrastructure Grant (BIG), Assembly Bill (AB) 130


Funding Description

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) has been selected and will be responsible for the Broadband Infrastructure Grant (BIG), in accordance with section 146 of the Assembly Bill (AB) 130 (Chapter No.44, Statues of 2021). AB 130 appropriated $5,200,000 from the General Fund to the Controller for allocation to the State Department of Education for the Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program and shall be expended for identified broadband connectivity solutions pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 83 of Chapter 51 of the Statutes of 2019. Notwithstanding Section 16304 of the Government Code, this funding shall be available for encumbrance until June 30, 2024.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Nonprofit organizations
Required Eligibility Criteria Not applicable
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult,
Eligible Age Level(s) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Adult,

Funding

Legal Authority Section 146 of Assembly Bill (AB) 130 (Chapter No. 44 Statutes of 2021)
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7810 / 8590
Total Available $5,200,000
Recipient Amount 5,200,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date July 1, 2021

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsBroadband Infrastructure Grant (BIG), AB 130 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r5/bigab130cenic21result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Geoff Belleau, 916-324-9943, gbelleau@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Natalie Thomas, 916-319-0214, nthomas@cde.ca.gov
Division Educational Data Management Division, 916-324-1214
Last Modified: October 22, 2021
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