Minnesota: Blandin Foundation’s Collaborative Partnership with MN Communities
October 2 – 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm
Blandin Foundation assists rural communities to improve access to and use of broadband by providing advisory services and financial assistance to community leadership teams. Blandin supports community pursuit of advanced broadband infrastructure by training leaders in key broadband concepts, highlighting best practices and funding detailed feasibility studies. To promote broadband adoption, Blandin helps communities develop a vision and desired outcomes that increase digital equity, accelerate technology adoption, improve workforce skills and launch community marketing.
This session will highlight the Blandin processes and tools as well as stories of successes and challenges.