Missouri Broadband Grant Program

2020 Missouri Broadband Grant Program Overview

  • Part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), a grant program to provide state resources that help providers, communities, counties, and regions invest in building broadband infrastructure in unserved or underserved areas
  • Designed as a 50/50 program, 50% grant/50% funded by the provider
  • Unserved areas defined as those without broadband access of at least 10/1 Mbps
  • Underserved areas defined as those with at least 10/1 Mbps but not 25/3 Mbps
  • $5 Million fund, $500 thousand per project maximum


Chariton Valley’s Participation in the Missouri Broadband Grant Program

  • Awarded $206,400 reimbursement funds to provide broadband access to 116 locations in and around Renick
  • Awarded $50,625 reimbursement funds to provide broadband access to 19 locations to unserved or underserved areas along Rockford Hills Avenue in Chariton County
  • One of the first providers in the state to complete Missouri Broadband Grant Program funded projects


To learn more about the Missouri Broadband Grant Program, including the selected service providers and areas to be served, visit:



In the News

Chariton Valley Becomes One of First Providers to Install Fiber Internet for Missouri Broadband Grant Recipients

RENICK AND ROCKFORD HILLS, MO, June 30, 2020 – Chariton Valley (CV), a complete communications provider in northern Missouri, became one of the first providers in the state to install fiber internet for recipients of the Missouri Broadband Grant Program this week. Chariton Valley was awarded the grant earlier this year for broadband development projects in Renick and Rockford Hills, MO.


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