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CodeMontana

CodeMontana gives every Montana Student the opportunity to learn about the areas of hardware and allows students to get started in programming using online curriculum at CodeHS.com.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:training, organization
Subtopic:youth (including at-risk and special needs), workforce training, employment & workforce, education & schools, Special Populations, Business & Economy, Local Government & Services,
Tags:communications technology, education, training opportunities
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Development

USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. USDA Rural Development offers loans, grants and loan guarantees to help create jobs and support economic development and essential services such as housing, health care, first responder services and equipment, and water, electric and communications infrastructure.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:economic development, rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, infrastructure & communications, redevelopment & revitalization, Land Use Planning & Housing, Community Building, Business & Economy,
Tags:funding, rural community, economic development, housing, health care, infrastructure, development, communications technology
Telephone:866-763-6481
Link:webpage

Foundation for Rural Service

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), in cooperation with NTCA. The Rural Broadband Association, seeks to sustain and enhance the quality of life in America by advancing an understanding of rural issues. FRS provides a variety of programs, ranging from youth-based initiatives and educational materials to consumer awareness and rural economic development. To fulfill its mission, FRS develops and disseminates information about rural telecom issues and encourages the support of community-based telecom providers and the communities they serve. FRS also provides annual grants for programs in rural communities to support local efforts to build and sustain a high quality of life in rural America.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource, organization, information source
Subtopic:economic development, infrastructure & communications, rural community issues & solutions, Business & Economy, Land Use Planning & Housing, Community Building,
Tags:broadband, telecommunications, youth, rural community, economic development, communications technology
Telephone:703-351-2026
Link:webpage

National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA): Planning a Community Broadband Road Map, A Toolkit for Local & Tribal Governments

This resource assists public officials, planners, citizen groups and other stakeholders in making their broadband project the best it can be. The core of the toolkit is a six-step approach to creating a roadmap, designed to work with projects of all sizes. It includes best practices identified by BTOP grantees, as well as nine case studies of how different states, counties, tribes, towns and non-government organizations implemented these best practices.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:planning guide, information source
Subtopic:infrastructure & communications, planning, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:planning, broadband, communications technology, Internet, telecommunications
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Link:webpage

National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA): Grants & Funding

The NTIA administers grant programs that further the deployment and use of broadband and other technologies in America, laying the groundwork for sustainable economic growth; improved education, public safety, and health care; and the advancement of other national priorities.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:infrastructure & communications, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:funding, grants, broadband, communications technology, Internet, telecommunications
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Link:webpage

Small Market Radio Newsletter

Small Market Radio Newsletter (SMRN) is the only publication devoted exclusively to radio in small and medium communities. Each week SMRN features industry news, sales tips, promotion ideas and management information for the small market broadcaster.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:marketing & assistance, business assistance, local broadcast & media, infrastructure & communications, Business & Economy, Issues & Opportunities, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:radio, marketing and promotion, communications technology
Telephone:949-533-4912
Link:webpage

Techsoup for Libraries: A Cookbook for Small and Rural Libraries

A Cookbook for Small and Rural Libraries focuses on the experiences of smaller sized libraries, however this Cookbook covers fundamentals that are valuable for any library, and is a great resource for someone wanting to know a bit more about supporting and sustaining public computers.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:libraries & museums, Local Government & Services,
Tags:library, technical assistance, communications technology, information
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Link:webpage