Governor’s office announces another round of broadband grants


The Governor’s Office of Economic Development announces the final round of funding that will award up to $27 million to connect rural South Dakota to high-speed internet,

This is South Dakota’s eighth round of broadband expansion grants since 2019. Grant applications will be available soon on the Connect SD website.

Governor Krisit Noem says this investment will be crucial for South Dakota’s workforce development and future economic efforts.

Noem says they are revitalizing small town America with this investment and preserving our way of life. The Governor says she wants to bring high-speed internet to every home and business in South Dakota.

Since 2019, nearly $270-million has been invested into broadband expansion in South Dakota.


August 23, 2023