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TODAY IS:


PTFP to Shutdown
Grant Round Cancelled

On April 15, 2011, the President signed Public Law 112-10, The Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act of 2011, which provided no funding for the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP) in Fiscal Year 2011.

As a result, NTIA will not process applications it has received or award any additional grants under the PTFP.

NTIA has begun the orderly shutdown of PTFP and will destroy copies of all applications received for the FY 2011 grant round upon the shutdown of the program.

NTIA will continue to monitor PTFP grants it has previously awarded to ensure that taxpayer funds are utilized in the most responsible and efficient manner. The terms and conditions of all PTFP grants remain in effect until the expiration of a grantís award period.



The following information is for historical purposes only.
PTFP no longer accepts applications.


All forms, guidelines, and information about the FY 2011 Grant Cycle are posted on this web site as information only.
For more information about the FY 2011 grant cycle, click on the links in the table below.
Federal Funding Opportunity Notice The notice which announces the FY 2011 grant cycle and which also modifies several PTFP Rules for 2011.
PTFP Rules The PTFP Rules (15 CFR 2301) give you formal information about PTFP and the way it operates
Frequently Asked Questions Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about eligibility, guidelines, and the application process.

Contact PTFP: You may contact the PTFP staff any time prior to the application Closing Date for technical assistance.
Page Last Updated: April 25, 2011

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