PEGPETIA grants round-up

Between February 11 and March 9 this year, PURA receive 11 PEGPETIA applications from community access entities, CAPs, non-CAP town-specific organizations, and nonprofit producers. PURA also received 23 applications from public school districts, independent schools, magnet schools, and nonprofit organizations working with school districts.  All grants awarded to the applicants drew on the $3.5 million […]

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A Gigabit State?

On April 11, 2014, the Office of Consumer Counsel convened a conference on broadband internet in the Nutmeg State.  A federal BTOP (broadband technology opportunity program) grant was received in 2010 and is being used to improve the Nutmeg Network, with the CT Education Network connecting libraries and educational institutions and with other parts of […]

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Vote for Simsbury Community TV!

We applaud SCTV for finding a new potential funding source.  They sent a video submission for a Wells Fargo Works Project grant–you can see it & cast a vote through this link. The contest was closed to submissions at the end of June.  The submissions will be judged by preset criteria, but the public is also allowed to vote […]

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And the ACM-NE scholarship winner is…

CONGRATULATIONS TO FRANK FACCHINI! The Northeast Region of the Alliance for Community Media awarded its Grassroots Scholarship for the 2015 national ACM conference to our own Frank Facchini of Southeastern Connecticut Television in Groton, Connecticut’s second-most junior independent community access provider.  ACM-NE received eleven applications from members all over New England and New York state. This financial […]

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