Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Workforce Planning Grant Program


The Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Workforce Planning Grant enables eligible entities to apply for funding to plan workforce development strategies and assess Wisconsin’s workforce readiness related to the coming federal broadband infrastructure funds. This program is funded through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Infrastructure Act or Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. 

BEAD Workforce Planning activities may include but are not limited to planning workforce development strategies, mapping assets, diverse stakeholder engagement, and studying policy and funding models to ultimately offer solutions that will best prepare the state and to ensure all Wisconsinites have a pathway to these career opportunities. ​

Who is eligible to apply

​Eligible applicants for the BEAD Workforce Planning Grant Program include entities operating within the state of Wisconsin including public, private, nonprofit, and tribal entities involved in workforce development efforts.​

​​Additional Grant Details
Currently accepting​​ a​pplications
Application Deadline:
March 1, 2023 at​ 1:30 p.m. CST
​Matching funds required
Docket Number
Questions related to application process ​​

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.

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​Award Summary

BEAD Workforce Planning Award Summary​​​

Program Mate​rials

​The program​ materials for the BEAD Workforce Planning​ Grant Program are listed below.​



​​​​Reimbursement Requests

Application​​ Instructions

Grant Agreement