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).
PSC Grants 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.
The application materials for the FY2022 grant cycle are listed below.
Nonprofit Access Grant Project and Reimbursement Overview - July 26, 2022
Nonprofit Access Application and Grants System Overview - January 12, 2022
Resources for Current Grant Recipients
Sample Interim Report Outline
Sample Financial Summary Statement
Previous Grant Awards