The information pertains to grant opportunities for telephone and data connection funding for Rural Health Clinics. The USDA is working with the USAC (Universal Service Administrative Company). The USAC has begun the new funding year for the telephone and data connection piece for the Rural Health Clinics beginning July 2, 2012. The application process, submission of funding request and training and reference portal may be found in greater detail at http://www.usac.org/rhc/tools/news/default.aspx#604. On the left side of the page is a wealth of information concerning how to get started, who is eligible to apply, trainings, and the Rural Health Care Pilot Program in general. The Getting Started link under the ABOUT THE PROGRAM covers all the information that you are inquiring about.