ARPA Broadband Access Grants

​Overview

​​At the discretion of the Governor, the Commission administers limited federal funds for the purpose of expanding broadband access, adoption, and affordability. In fiscal year 2022, the Commission awarded funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 under the ARPA Broadband Access Grant Program.

Who is eligible to apply

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

​​Additional Grant Details
Currently accepting​​ applications
​​No​.
The application period closed on J​uly 27, 2021.
​Matching funds required
​No, but it is a priority factor
Docket Number
​5-BF-2022
Questions related to application processPSCStatebroadbandoffice@wisconsin.gov​

​​Application Materials​

​There are no current application materials at this time.


​​Resources for ARPA Broadband Access Grant Recipients​

​ARPA FAQs

Reimbursement

Reporting​

ARPA Quarterly Reporting Deadlines

​Year
​Quarter
​Start Date
​​End Date
​Report Due Date​
​2022

​2
April 1​​June 30
​July 8
​3
July 1​
​September 30
October 10
4​October 1​​December 31
January 10
​2023
​1
January 1​​March 31
April 10
​2
April 1
​June 30
July 8
​3
July 1​​September 30
October 10
​4
October 1​​December 31
January 10
​​2024​ ​ ​
1​January 1​​March 31
April 10
​2
​April 1
​June 30
July 10
​3
​July 1
​September 30
October 10
​4
October 1​​December 31
January 10

Questions about Current Federal/ARPA Grants

Jennifer Smith
608-267-9086
jennifer.smith1@wisconsin.gov​

ARPA Broadband Access Grants​ Awards
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



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