Capital Projects Fund Broadband Infrastructure

​​ ​​​Overview

​​At the discretion of the Governor, the Commission administers limited federal funds for the purpose of expanding broadband access, adoption, and affordability. The Commission will award up to $42 million from the U.S. Department of Treasury under the Capital Projects Fund (CPF) Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program to invest in broadband construction and deployment that will provide high-quality internet to locations that lack access to adequate, affordable service. ​​​

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Who is Eligible to Apply​

For-profit internet service providers, telecommunications utilities, co-operatives, local governments, and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for grants.

​​Additional Grant Details

Currently accepting​​ applications

No
Application deadline:
​​November 7, 2023 at 1:30 PM CT​

​Matching funds required

No, but it is a priority factor.

​​Docket Number

​5-CPF-2023

Questions related to application process

PSCCapitalProjectsFund@wisconsin.gov


PSC Gr​ants System​

To apply for a PSC administered grant, applicants must submit an application using the PSC G​rants Syste​m​​​.
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​

Submitted Applications

General


Resources for CPF Broadband Infrastructure Grant Recipients​

Reimbursement

Quarterly Reporting​

  • Quarterly Reporting Instructions (coming soon)

CPF Quarterly Reporting Deadlines

​Year
​Quarter
Period Covered
​Due to PSC


2024
​Q1
​January 1 - March 31
​April 10, 2024
​Q2
​April 1 - June 30
​​July 10, 2024​
​Q3
​​July 1 - September 30
​​October 10, 2024
​Q4
​October 1 - December 31​
​January 1​0, 2025​


​2025
​Q1
​January 1 - March 31
​April 10, 2025
​Q2
​April 1 - June 30
​July 10, 2025
​Q3
​July 1 - September 30
​October 10, 2025
​Q4
​​October 1 - December 31
​January 9, 2026​


2026​​​



​Q1
​January 1 - March 31
​April 10, 2026
​Q2
April 1 - June 30
​July 10, 2026
​Q3
​July 1 - September 30
​October 9, 2026
​Q4​
​October 1 - December 31
​​January 10, 20​27
For more information on CPF reporting, please visit the U.S. Department of Treasury.

​Questions about CPF Grants

PSC Capital Projects Fund email
PSCCapitalProjectsFund@wisconsin.gov

Jennifer Smith
608-267-9086
Jennifer.S​mith1@wisconsin.gov​

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