Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program

DLT grants are designed to provide access to education, training, and health care resources for rural Americans.

The DLT Program is authorized by 7 U.S.C.

950aaa and provides financial assistance to encourage and improve telemedicine and distance learning services in rural areas through

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the use of telecommunications, computer networks, and related advanced technologies that students, teachers, medical professionals, and rural residents can use.

The regulation for the DLT Program can be found at 7 CFR part 1734 Subpart B.

The grants, which are awarded through a competitive process, may be used to fund telecommunications-enabled information, audio and video equipment, transmission facilities, and related advanced technologies which extend educational and medical applications into rural areas.

Grants are intended to benefit end users in rural areas, who are often not in the same location as the source of the educational or health care service.
Related Programs

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Loans and Grants

Department of Agriculture


Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: Utilities Programs

Estimated Funding: $46,000,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Program Web Site

Additional Information of Eligibility:
This opportunity is being awarded to the Boothe Society, Inc.

under Public Law 109-360, Sec.

6.

Hatchery Education Program Development.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/distance-learning-telemedicine-grants

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
Email Help Desk

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2018-04-05

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2018-07-04



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