Attention all ACCESS 67 Broadband Champions: 

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s Office of Broadband will hold 3 regional workshops to discuss the Florida Broadband Opportunity Grants Program. The purpose of the workshops is to allow public comment and input on rule development to implement the state grant program.  

The current FY 2022-23 General Appropriations Act provides $400 million to the Department of Economic Opportunity in Fixed Capital Outlay to expand broadband Internet service to unserved areas of the state. Funds are provided for the Broadband Opportunity Program to award grants for the installation or deployment of infrastructure that supports the provision of broadband Internet service as provided in section 288.9962, Florida Statutes. 

Click here to read the statutes for the Office of Broadband & Florida Broadband Opportunity Program, sections 288.9961 and 288.9962, F.S. 

Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing 
73C-50 Broadband Opportunity Program  


Central Region Workshop  

August 22, 2022, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Stuart Center, UF/IFAS Extension Office, Polk County, 1702 South Hollard Pkwy, Bartow, FL 33830 

 Northern Region Workshop 

August 25, 2022, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

UF/IFAS Extension Office, Santa Rosa County, 6263 Dogwood Drive, Milton, FL 32570 

Southern Region Workshop 

August 29, 2022, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Doyle Conner Building, UF/IFAS Extension Office, Glades County, 900 US Highway 27 SW, Moore Haven, FL 33471