Broadband Expansion Grants for Fiscal Year 2020

On September 4, 2019, Governor Tony Evers announced that the PSC will award up to $24 million in Broadband Expansion Grant funding in Fiscal Year 2020. The applications for a broadband grant must be uploaded to the PSC's Electronic Records Filing System by December 19, 2019.

Application materials for the FY 2020 grant cycle, can be found at the following links:

Cover Letter
Application Instructions
​​A​pplication Instructions
Budget and Income Summary
View Unserved and Underserved Areas (Wisconsin Broadband​ Map)​
Unserved and Underserved Areas ​Mapping Data
Grant Agreement (DRAFT)

Grant Application Workshops

The PSC has scheduled workshops on the application process for the state broadband expansion grant program again this year.  The workshop are for persons interested in submitting an application for a grant in the next grant cycle.  The workshops are open to anyone with an interest in the topic.  There is no registration.  Please come and find out more about the Broadband Expansion Grant program.

The workshops will include a discussion of the required elements of a broadband grant application, information on how to prepare the budget spreadsheet, and an explanation of how to access and use the available mapping resources.

October 9, 2019, 1-2:30 p.m., Dodgeville
​Community Room
303 W. Chapel Street, Dodg​ev​ille, WI​

October 11, 2019, 1-2:30 p.m., Rice Lake
Room 241, WITC Conference Center
1900 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI​

October 15, 2019, 1-2:30 p.m., Rhinelander
Room 208, Northwoods Center, Nicolet College​​
Campus Map for Nicolet College
5364 College Drive, Rhinelander, WI 

October 17, 2019, 1-2:30 p.m., Manitowoc
Room 300, Manitowoc County Office Complex
4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc, WI​​​

For Questions Regarding the Application Process

Please contact the Wisconsin Broadband Office by e-mail at The deadline for submitting questions and requests for clarification is December 5, 2019.

For Questions Regarding Exisiting Grants

For any questions regarding the grant, please contact Dennis Klaila by telephone at 608-267-9780 or by e-mail at​

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