Nonprofit Access Grant

​PSC implements online grant application system

The new Public Service Commission (PSC) G​rants System streamlines the application process for grant opportunities offered by the PSC. To be considered for the grant opportunity detailed below, applications must be submitted using the PSC Grants System. 

​​​Overview​​​ 

​​The Nonprofit Access Grant Program enables nonprofit groups to apply for partial funding of programs or projects that will facilitate affordable access to telecommunications (Wis. Admin. Code § PSC 160.125(2)). The project must assist low income households or people with disabilities or customers in areas of the state that have relatively high costs of services in obtaining affordable access to a basic set essential telecommunications services. The Commission may award up to $500,000 in grants under this program on a fiscal year basis.

​Who is eligible to apply​

Applicant must be a nonprofit group (defined as an IRS § 501(c)(3) organization). 


​​Additional G​rant Details
Currently accepting​​ applications
​Yes

Deadline to apply
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
4 p.m. CT​
​Matching funds required
​Yes​​. 25% match. 
Docket Number
5-NF-2022
​​Contact information
Laura Fay
Laura2.Fay@wisconsin.gov​

Billy Mauldin
(608) 234-4781 (V/VP)
billy.mauldin@wisconsin.gov​

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PSC Gr​ants System​

To apply for a PSC administered grant, applicants must submit an application using the PSC Grants System​​.
Use the application material below for details on grant eligibility, instructions on application responses and required documentation when submitting an application in the PSC Grants System.


​​Application Materials

The application materials for the FY2022 grant cycle are listed below.


Webinar​




Resources for Current Grant Recipients

Sample Financial Summary Statement
 
Sample Interim Report

Sample Final Report 

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Previous Grant Awards

Summary of 2020 Grant Awards: Summary2020​.pdf
Summary of 2019 Grant Awards: Summary2019​.pdf
Summary of 2018 Grant Awards: Summary2018.pdf
Summary of 2017 Grant Awards: Summary2017.pdf
Summary of 2016 Grant Awards: Summary2016.pdf​​

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