Broadband Expansion Grants

Fiscal Year 2021

​On June 8, 2020, Governor Tony Evers and Rebecca Cameron Valcq, Chairperson of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, announced key application dates for the next round of grants available from the Broadband Expansion Grant Program.

  • Applications are available on September 1, 2020.
  • Applications are due on December 1, 2020.

In this grant round, $24 million has been made available to applicants to help expand broadband internet to unserved areas of the state.

Application Materials for Fiscal Year 2021

​​​​Application materials may be found at the following links:​

Letter to Persons Interested in the Broadband Expansion Grant Program​​​​
Application Instructions
​​A​pplication Instructions
​Budget and Income Summary​
View Unserved and Underserved Areas (Wisconsin Broadband​ Map)​
Unserved and Underserved Areas ​Mapping Data (Includes Census block listing with grant eligibility status.)​
Sample Grant Agreement (DRAFT)​
Frequently Asked Questions

Broadband Expansion Grant Webinars

​​​​The Wisconsin Broadband Office is hosting a number of webinars for interested persons and potential applicants to attend to learn more about the grant application process.

New this year we are hosting a special session on "How to Map Your Project."

​Webinar Schedule
​Broadband Grant and Instructions Overview
Thursday, September 24th, 9-10 a.m. Regist​er

How to Map Your Broadband Grant Project
​Thursday, October 8th, 2-3 p.m. Register

Broadband Grant and Instructions Overview (repeat of 9/24)
Wednesday, October 21st, 2-3 p.m. Register

Forms for FY2020 Grant Recipients

Confidentiality Request Form
Status Report Form (coming soon)
Grant Reimbursement Webinar Slides

Grant Reimbursement Webinar (Download​)

For Questions Regarding the Application Process

Please contact the Wisconsin Broadband Office by e-mail at PSCStatebroadbandoffice@wisconsin.gov.

For Questions Regarding Existing Grants

For any questions regarding the grant, please contact Dennis Klaila by telephone at 608-267-9780 or by e-mail at dennis.klaila@wisconsin.gov.​​

Previous Grant Recipients

Summary FY2019 Grants.pdf
Summary FY2018 Round 2 Grants.pdf
Summary FY2018 Round 1 Grants.pdf
Summary FY2017 Grants.pdf
Summary FY2016 Grants.pdf
Summary FY2015 Grants.pdf
Summary FY2014 Grants.pdf


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