Program Overview

Pursuant to Public Utilities Code section 281, moneys in the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) Broadband Infrastructure Grant Account (Infrastructure Account) are available to the Commission to award grants to subsidize the cost of middle-mile and last-mile infrastructure to expand the State’s broadband network.

Program Updates

    On November 18, 2022, the CPUC issued Decision (D.) 22-11-023 modifying CASF requirements and guidelines for the Broadband Infrastructure Grant Account.

    On July 20, 2021, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 156. These changes became effective on July 20, 2021. The relevant changes to the Broadband Infrastructure Grant Account are as follows:

    Project Proposals and Funded Projects

    Project Summaries

    Approved Projects

    Project Development Resources

    Project Development Resources - Data & Maps - Geographic and data resources for project planning and submission of infrastructure grant applications

    Applying for Funds

    Prospective applicants and stakeholders - please consult your local Broadband Consortium first before contacting CASF Infrastructure Staff for information.

    To prepare an application for funding, follow instructions included in Attachment 1 - Revised CASF Program Guidelines of (D.) 22-11-023.

      To submit a CASF Infrastructure Grant application, send an email to to request an ftp link to upload application files.

      Applications must also be submitted to at the Public Advocates Office.

      Once the proposed project has been submitted, applicants must post their public project summary to the CASF distribution list.

      Additional Resources

      March 22, 2023 Webinar

      • Decision (D.) 21-03-006 issued March 10, 2021, included Rules, Guidelines and Application Materials in Appendix A
      • Decision (D.) 18-12-018 issued December 20, 2018, included Requirements, Guidelines and Application Materials in Appendix 1
      • Decision (D.) 14-02-018 issued March 4, 2014, included Revised Application Requirements and Guidelines in Appendix 2
      • Decision (D.) 12-02-015 issued February 8, 2012, included revised Application Requirements and Guidelines in Appendix 1
      • Resolution T-17143 mailed June 17, 2008, adopted the CASF application requirements, timelines, and scoring criteria
      • Decision (D.) 07-12-054 issued December 21, 2007, established initial requirements for CASF-funded projects
      • Decision 07-09-020 issued September 13, 2007, proposed the initial process for administering applications for funding under CASF in Appendix 3


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