On May 7, 2010, the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) announced its application procedures and general policies for those seeking funding for Satellite, Rural Library Broadband, and Technical Assistance grants under the Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP). Applications for funding of these types of projects under BIP will be accepted between May 7, 2010 and June 7, 2010. RUS is accepting paper applications only for the funding of these projects. Electronic filing is not available. The Federal Register publication of the guidelines can be found here and the application materials can be found here.