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Application Workshop and Webinar Materials

USDA Rural Utilities Service regularly hosts live webinar series and workshops dedicated to the ReConnect Program to help potential applicants gain a better understanding of the application process and program requirements. Recordings of each webinar topic and workshop session will be made available in the sections below, along with its corresponding downloadable materials. This page also includes helpful demos for navigating the ReConnect application process.

ReConnect Round 4 Webinar Materials

ReConnect Preparing to Apply – June 29 Session

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn about how to prepare for round 4 of the Reconnect Program. The Q&A period differs significantly from the June 22 session. To hear the Q&A, fast forward to the 1:21:28 mark.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Round 4 Preparing to Apply Webinar Slide Deck (PDF, 2.0 MB)

ReConnect Preparing to Apply – June 22 Session

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn about how to prepare for round 4 of the Reconnect Program.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Round 4 Preparing to Apply Webinar Slide Deck (PDF, 2.0 MB)

ReConnect Demos

PNF/PNR Demo

View the video to learn more about the ReConnect Program PNF/PNR Process.

How to Submit an Authorized Representative Request (ARR)

View the video to learn more about submitting an Authorized Representative Request.

How to Obtain an eAuthentication (eAuth) ID

View the video to learn more about obtaining an eAuthentication (eAuth) ID.

ReConnect Round 3 Application Workshop and Webinar Materials

This section includes an archive of ReConnect Round 3 outreach materials.

Round 3 ReConnect Webinar Materials

Round 3 Funding Opportunity Introduction and Overview

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn about the fundamentals of the Reconnect Program.

Related Materials:
ReConnect FOA Webinar Slide Deck (PDF, 2.4 MB)

Regulation Overview

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn about the fundamentals of the Reconnect Program.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Regulation Webinar Slide Deck (PDF, 3.3 MB)

Round 3 ReConnect Workshop Materials

ReConnect Application System Introduction

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect Program Application System.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Application System Introduction Slide Deck (PDF, 2.1 MB)

Construction Map Overview

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect Program construction map.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Construction Map Slide Deck (PDF, 2.7 MB)

ReConnect Eligibility

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect Program eligibility requirements.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Eligibility Slide Deck (PDF, 1 MB)

Early Coordination with Tribes

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect Program and tips for early coordination with tribes.

Related Materials:
Early Coordination with Tribes Slide Deck (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Environmental Overview

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect Program environmental requirements.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Environmental Overview Slide Deck (PDF, 1.8 MB)

Evaluation Criteria Overview

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect Program evaluation criteria.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Evaluation Criteria Slide Deck (PDF, 892 KB)

Financial Award Compliance

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect Program financial award compliance requirements.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Financial Award Compliance Slide Deck (PDF, 724 KB)

Financial Deep Dive

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect financial requirements.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Financial Deep Dive Slide Deck (PDF, 1.7 MB)

Financial Overview

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect Program financial requirements.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Financial Overview Slide Deck (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Interagency Session

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about additional federal broadband resources.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Interagency Session Slide Deck (PDF, 2 MB)

Mapping Overview

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect Program mapping components.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Mapping Overview Slide Deck (PDF, 2.1 MB)

Network Overview

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect Program network requirements.

Related Materials:
ReConnect Network Overview Slide Deck (PDF, 4.1 MB)

PNF/PNR Process

View the video and use the materials provided below to learn more about the ReConnect Program PNF/PNR Process.

Related Materials:
ReConnect PNF/PNR Process Slide Deck (PDF, 1.3 MB)