Issue Brief 13-05
February 12, 2013

On February 6, 2013, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) opened the application period for the State and Local Implementation Grant Program (SLIGP; CFDA 11.549), which was authorized by the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (P.L. 112-96). Requirements for the grant program were described in FFIS Issue Brief 12-34. This brief lists the grant allocations and the timing for awards. Applications for grant funding must be received by NTIA no later than March 19, 2013.