The application window is open for the VATI program and you have until August 25, 2022, to submit your project. Eligible applicants include a unit of VA government (Cities, Counties, etc.) with a private sector ISP as a co-applicant. Selection process will look at ready-to-construct projects for unserved (25/3 Mbps) and underserved (100/20 Mbps) locations. A full list of the VATI guidelines and criteria can be found here.
To learn about this year’s program, the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has scheduled an extensive education program including a How-to-Apply webinar on June 2, 2022, and Technical Assistance and Project Development Sessions throughout the extent of the application period. Visit the program website to learn more.