Grants & Sponsorships

3 Rivers Communications was formed as a cooperative and strongly believes in the cooperative principles. In keeping with these ideals, 3 Rivers Communications supports our communities through grants, sponsorships and donations.  Please click on the following links for additional information.


Community Enhancement Grant Guidelines
Community Enhancement Grant Application

Community Support Guidelines
Community Support Application

Economic Development Training Grant Guidelines
Economic Development Training Grant Application

Field Trip Grant Guidelines
Field Trip Grant Application

Teacher Recognition Program

Youth Technology Grant Guidelines
Youth Technology Grant Application


Foundation for Rural Service Community Grant Program Guidelines & Application

As part of its ongoing commitment to rural communities across the country, FRS offers aid for communities served by NTCA members like 3 Rivers through its annual Community Grants Program. These grants are designed to provide support to a variety of local efforts to build and sustain a high quality of life in rural America.

These grants range from $250 to $5,000 and are awarded each November. Click the link above for details. 

Foundation for Rural Service Youth Scholarships

Any high school senior that receives local telecommunications service from 3 Rivers Communications is eligible to apply.  The applicant must be accepted by an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school, have at least a “C” grade point average and express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation.  To complete the online application and for detailed instructions, go to then click on the "Apply through kaleidoscope" button to proceed. The application window is now open and will close Friday, February 8, 2023.  IMPORTANT NOTE: You MUST be a 3 Rivers member to be eligible for this scholarship. To verify membership with 3 Rivers prior to completing the online form, you may contact Lisa Brady, Scholarship Coordinator with 3 Rivers, at 406-467-4132.