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Vendor Opportunities

In keeping with our mission to provide leadership that stimulates innovative and sustainable economic development solutions and a better way of life for the citizens we serve, we have made available the following vendor opportunities. Please see the details below.

Request For Qualifications

The Center for Rural Development (The Center) is responsible for administering $7.8M of Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) funding for last mile broadband projects in Eastern Kentucky. The Center’s goal is to maximize the benefits of this funding for the communities and residents of the area.

The Center is looking to contract with individual(s) to work with broadband providers, state and local government officials, business and civic organizations, and other Eastern Kentucky organizations to collect and analyze data for possible last mile broadband projects.  The required deliverable will be a prioritized portfolio of last mile broadband projects and expertise.

The individual(s) selected for this position must have a valid Kentucky driver’s license and be willing to travel throughout Eastern Kentucky as needed.

The expected duration of this position is up to 12 months.