Granting Unserved Municipalities Broadband Opportunities

The GUMBO grant program aims to help applicants facilitate the deployment of broadband service to unserved areas of the state.

Click here to see round 1 award amounts and locations.

UPDATE: Supplemental GUMBO Application Round - March 1, 2023 - March 31, 2023.

The applications listed below were accepted for review in the supplemental round of the GUMBO grant program.


# Company Project Project Parishes Project Type Speed Updated
250 Acadiana Broadband ABB - Pointe Coupee Pointe Coupee Wired Infrastructure
Fixed Wireless
100/20 View Project PDF
251 Cox Communications Louisiana, LLC Cox Communications - Pointe Coupee Parish Pointe Coupee Wired Infrastructure
100/100 View Project PDF
252 Star Communications Pointe Coupee -- False River Pointe Coupee Wired Infrastructure
100meg/100meg View Project PDF
254 AT&T Services Inc., on behalf of its affiliate BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC dba AT&T Louisiana AT&T - Pointe Coupee Parish Pointe Coupee Wired Infrastructure
300/300 View Project PDF
255 Cajun Broadband Inc Pointe Coupee March 2023 False River Morganza Pointe Coupee Wired Infrastructure
100/100 View Project PDF
256 Lafayette City Parish Consolidate Government dba LUS Fiber LUS Fiber - Point Coupee Parish Pointe Coupee Wired Infrastructure
10Gbps/10bps View Project PDF
257 Sparklight Sparklight, Arbroth Rd, Glynn LA Pointe Coupee Wired Infrastructure
100/100 Mbps View Project PDF

This portal facilitates application and protest acceptance by ConnectLA. Applicants or protestors who have not previously done so should set up an account below for identity verification. Once verified by ConnectLA, the applicant or protestant will be able to access the portal. There are a few items to keep in mind as you are using the portal:

  1. Save your details  Click the save button at the bottom of the screen periodically to ensure information is not lost. Additionally, saving will automatically occur when you switch to a new tab.
  2. Upload supporting documentation  Upload the details pertaining to your project where required. There are sections where redacted files can be provided for the public release of applications. Please keep in mind that redacted content are subject to review and approval based on public records laws.
  3. Import records for specific tables  There are some sections that require specific details are entered in table format. A .CSV template may be downloaded at each of these sections to assist you in organizing data for upload. As a note, do not change the column headers or order of the columns.
Applicants should use the following links for details on the grant program and portal:
Applicants can visit for more information. Any questions about the grant program should be directed to or 225.342.6640. Technical questions involving the portal (access, error messages, etc.) should be directed to


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