Broadband Grant Programs

Overview

The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin is committed to equitable access to broadband service. The Commission and Wisconsin Broadband Office award grants to encourage the deployment of broadband and improve broadband access for Wisconsin residents. Successful applicants demonstrate a clear and achievable plan to improve broadband service in one or more underserved areas of the state.​​​

Broadband Grant Footprint​

This mapping tool provides a look at the impact of broadband grant projects statewide. Users can search for grants in their area of interest by performing an address search and navigating the map. Grant projects can be looked at individually and in groups based on the grant round and technology type. A swipe bar tool is available to view completed projects separately from all in progress projectsMove the swipe bar to the right to view all completed projects and to the left to view all awarded projects.

BROADBAND GRANT FOOTPRINT

Previously Awarded Broadband Grants​

State Funded

​​State Fiscal Year
Awarded
Projects

​Total Funds Awarded

​Docket

​Grant ​Awards
Summ​ary


​Map of Awards

​2022
​71
$124,967,392​ ​5-BF-2022
​2022 Awards
2022 Map​
​2021
​58
​$28,431,738
5-BF-2021
​2021 Awards
2021 Map
​2020
​72
​$23,995,003
5-BF-2020
2020 Awards
​2020 Map
​2019
​37
​$7,053,577
​5-BF-2019
2019 Awards






2014-2019 Map​​​​​​​

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​2018: Round 2 
​46
​$7,688,982

​5-BF​-2018​

2018: Round 2 Awards
​2018: Round 1
​13
​$1,500,000
​2018: Round 1 Awards
​2017
​17
​$1,500,000
​5-BF-2017
2017 Awards
​2016
​11
​$1,500,000
​5-BF-100
​2016 Awards
​2015
​7
​$452,579
5-GT-100
​2015 Awards
​2014
​7
​$500,000
​5-GF-237
2014 Awards
Total
339
$197,589,271


​ Federally Funded

Year and Funding
​Awarded
 Projects​

​Total Funds Awarded
​​
Dock​et

Grant Awards
Summary


Map of Awards

​2022 ARPA
​83
​​$99,932,502
5-BF-2022
2022 ARPA Awards
2022 ARPA Map
​2020 CAR​ES
12​ ​$5,378,477 5-BF-2020​ ​2020 CARES Awards
​Total
95​
​$105,310,979