Missouri Emergency Broadband Investment Program (EBIP)

2020 EBIP Overview

  • Missouri Department of Economic Development program to reimbursement providers for actual expenditures incurred to provide a new broadband connection built during the COVID-19 emergency from 3/1/2020 and 11/30/2020
  • Supported the construction and installation of new connections to assist qualifying Missouri households in acquiring broadband service to preserve health and safety while accommodating continued work and education
  • Reimbursement capped at 50% of total project cost
  • Households attestation form certifying eligibility required
  • $5 Million fund


Chariton Valley’s Participation in the EBIP

  • Initial eligibility of $897,191 awarded
  • Eligibility was reduced to $776,441 reimbursement after the challenge process
  • 812 households proposed in project areas in Linn, Chariton, Macon and Marion Counties
  • 254 households qualified
  • $405,178 final reimbursement for qualified households only


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In the News

Chariton Valley Awarded $897,191 in Broadband Grant Funding

Macon, MO – August 12, 2020 – Governor Parson announced that Chariton Valley has received $897,191 in Emergency Broadband Investment as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to help provide broadband services to parts of Chariton, Linn, Macon and Marion Counties.


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