PLA and Microsoft Public WiFi Access Micro Grant Program

Eligible States and Counties

As of April 20, 2020
Public libraries classified as IMLS codes 41, 42, or 43 and operating in the following counties in the following states are eligible to apply for a support through this initiative. These states and counties align with the Microsoft Airband Initiative and (as indicated with an *) Microsoft TechSpark.

Note, PLA has listed the internet service providers (ISPs) working with Microsoft on the Airband Initiative below for information. Libraries are not required to be working with the listed ISP to apply for the program.

Updated 5/5/2020: The state of Florida and county of Miami-Dade was removed; although the Microsoft TechSpark program is operating in Miami-Dade, there are no rural libraries to be eligible there.

Arkansas

ISP(s): Wisper ISP
Clay County, Greene County

California

ISP(s): Cal.net, Tribal Digital Village
Alpine County, Amador County, Butte County, Calaveras County, Colusa County, Contra Costa County, El Dorado County, Fresno County, Glenn County, Kern County, Kings County, Madera County, Mariposa County, Merced County, Napa County, Nevada County, Placer County, Sacramento County, San Diego County, San Joaquin County, Solano County, Stanislaus County, Sutter County, Tehama County, Tulare County, Tuolumne County, Yolo County, Yuba County

Georgia

ISP(s): WildFire5g
Catoosa County, Gordon County, Murray County, Walker County, Whitfield County

Illinois

ISP(s): Network Business Systems Inc., Nextlink, Watch Communications, Wisper ISP
Adams County, Alexander County, Bond County, Brown County, Bureau County, Calhoun County, Carroll County, Cass County, Champaign County, Clay County, Clinton County, Coles County, Crawford County, De Witt County, DeKalb County, Douglas County, Edgar County, Edwards County, Effingham County, Fayette County, Ford County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Gallatin County, Greene County, Grundy County, Hamilton County, Hancock County, Henderson County, Henry County, Iroquois County, Jackson County, Jasper County, Jefferson County, Jersey County, Jo Daviess County, Johnson County, Kane County, Kendall County, Knox County, LaSalle County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Livingston County, Logan County, Macon County, Macoupin County, Madison County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mason County, Massac County, McDonough County, McLean County, Menard County, Mercer County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Peoria County, Perry County, Piatt County, Pope County, Pulaski County, Putnam County, Randolph County, Richland County, Rock Island County, Saline County, Sangamon County, Schuyler County, Scott County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Stark County, Tazewell County, Union County, Vermilion County, Warren County, Washington County, Wayne County, White County, Whiteside County, Williamson County, Woodford County

Indiana

ISP(s): Watch Communications
Adams County, Allen County, Bartholomew County, Benton County, Blackford County, Boone County, Carroll County, Cass County, Clinton County, Decatur County, DeKalb County, Delaware County, Elkhart County, Fayette County, Fountain County, Gibson County, Grant County, Hamilton County, Hancock County, Henry County, Howard County, Huntington County, Jay County, Knox County, Kosciusko County, LaGrange County, Madison County, Marion County, Marshall County, Miami County, Montgomery County, Newton County, Noble County, Posey County, Randolph County, Ripley County, Rush County, Shelby County, St Joseph County, Steuben County, Tippecanoe County, Tipton County, Union County, Vanderburgh County, Wabash County, Warren County, Wayne County, Wells County, White County, Whitley County

Iowa

ISP(s): Network Business Systems Inc., Nextlink
Adair County, Adams County, Allamakee County, Audubon County, Benton County, Boone County, Bremer County, Buchanan County, Buena Vista County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Carroll County, Cass County, Cedar County, Cerro Gordo County, Cherokee County, Chickasaw County, Clarke County, Clay County, Clayton County, Clinton County, Crawford County, Dallas County, Decatur County, Delaware County, Des Moines County, Dickinson County, Dubuque County, Emmet County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Fremont County, Greene County, Grundy County, Guthrie County, Hamilton County, Hancock County, Hardin County, Harrison County, Henry County, Howard County, Humboldt County, Ida County, Iowa County, Jackson County, Jasper County, Jones County, Keokuk County, Kossuth County, Linn County, Louisa County, Lyon County, Madison County, Mahaska County, Marion County, Mills County, Monona County, Montgomery County, Muscatine County, O'Brien County, Osceola County, Page County, Palo Alto County, Plymouth County, Pocahontas County, Pottawattamie County, Poweshiek County, Ringgold County, Sac County, Scott County, Shelby County, Sioux County, Story County, Tama County, Taylor County, Union County, Warren County, Washington County, Wayne County, Webster County, Winneshiek County, Woodbury County, Wright County

Kansas

ISP(s): Nextlink, Wisper ISP
Anderson County, Barton County, Bourbon County, Butler County, Chase County, Chautauqua County, Cherokee County, Cheyenne County, Coffey County, Cowley County, Crawford County, Decatur County, Edwards County, Elk County, Ellis County, Ellsworth County, Greenwood County, Harper County, Harvey County, Jewell County, Johnson County, Kingman County, Kiowa County, Labette County, Lincoln County, Linn County, McPherson County, Miami County, Mitchell County, Montgomery County, Nemaha County, Neosho County, Norton County, Pawnee County, Phillips County, Pratt County, Rawlins County, Reno County, Republic County, Rice County, Rooks County, Rush County, Saline County, Sedgwick County, Sheridan County, Sherman County, Smith County, Stafford County, Sumner County, Wallace County, Wilson County, Woodson County

Maine

ISP(s): Axiom, RTO Wireless
Androscoggin County, Aroostook County, Cumberland County, Franklin County, Hancock County, Kennebec County, Knox County, Lincoln County, Oxford County, Penobscot County, Piscataquis County, Sagadahoc County, Somerset County, Waldo County, Washington County, York County

Maryland

ISP(s): Declaration Networks
Garrett County

Michigan

ISP(s): Allband & Merit, Astrea
Alpena County, Chippewa County, Dickinson County, Gogebic County, Iron County, Luce County, Mackinac County, Menominee County, Montmorency County, Wayne County*

Minnesota

Clay County*

Missouri

ISP(s): Wisper ISP
Barry County, Barton County, Bates County, Benton County, Bollinger County, Boone County, Butler County, Callaway County, Camden County, Cape Girardeau County, Cass County, Cedar County, Christian County, Clay County, Clinton County, Cole County, Cooper County, Crawford County, Dade County, Dallas County, Dunklin County, Franklin County, Gasconade County, Greene County, Henry County, Hickory County, Iron County, Jackson County, Jasper County, Jefferson County, Johnson County, Laclede County, Lafayette County, Lawrence County, Lincoln County, Madison County, Maries County, Miller County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, New Madrid County, Newton County, Osage County, Pemiscot County, Perry County, Pettis County, Pike County, Platte County, Polk County, Pulaski County, Ray County, Ripley County, Scott County, St. Charles County, St. Clair County, St. Francois County, St. Louis County, Ste. Genevieve County, Stoddard County, Stone County, Vernon County, Warren County, Washington County, Wayne County, Webster County

Montana

ISP(s): Native Network
Lake County

Nebraska

ISP(s): Nextlink
Adams County, Antelope County, Banner County, Boone County, Brown County, Buffalo County, Burt County, Butler County, Cass County, Cedar County, Cherry County, Clay County, Colfax County, Cuming County, Custer County, Dakota County, Dawson County, Deuel County, Dixon County, Dodge County, Fillmore County, Franklin County, Frontier County, Furnas County, Gage County, Garden County, Gosper County, Greeley County, Harlan County, Hitchcock County, Holt County, Howard County, Jefferson County, Johnson County, Kearney County, Keith County, Kimball County, Lincoln County, Madison County, Nemaha County, Nuckolls County, Otoe County, Pawnee County, Perkins County, Phelps County, Pierce County, Platte County, Red Willow County, Richardson County, Saline County, Saunders County, Seward County, Sheridan County, Sherman County, Stanton County, Thayer County, Thurston County, Wayne County, Webster County, York County

New Mexico

ISP(s): Sacred Wind
Cibola County, McKinley County

New York

ISP(s): CV Wireless, Essex Farm, RTO Wireless
Allegany County, Cattaraugus County, Chautauqua County, Clinton County, Erie County, Essex County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Genesee County, Herkimer County, Jefferson County, Lewis County, Livingston County, Orleans County, Saratoga County, St. Lawrence County, Steuben County, Warren County, Washington County, Wyoming County

North Dakota

ISP(s): DCN, LLC DBA Dakota Carrier Network
Cass County*, Grand Forks County

Ohio

ISP(s): Agile Networks, Watch Communications
Adams County, Allen County, Ashland County, Ashtabula County, Athens County, Auglaize County, Belmont County, Brown County, Butler County, Carroll County, Champaign County, Clark County, Clermont County, Clinton County, Columbiana County, Coshocton County, Crawford County, Cuyahoga County, Darke County, Defiance County, Delaware County, Erie County, Fairfield County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Gallia County, Geauga County, Greene County, Guernsey County, Hamilton County, Hancock County, Hardin County, Harrison County, Henry County, Highland County, Hocking County, Holmes County, Holmes County, Huron County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Knox County, Lake County, Lawrence County, Licking County, Logan County, Lorain County, Lucas County, Madison County, Mahoning County, Marion County, Medina County, Meigs County, Mercer County, Miami County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Morrow County, Muskingum County, Noble County, Ottawa County, Paulding County, Perry County, Pickaway County, Pike County, Portage County, Preble County, Putnam County, Richland County, Ross County, Sandusky County, Scioto County, Seneca County, Shelby County, Stark County, Summit County, Trumbull County, Tuscarawas County, Union County, Van Wert County, Vinton County, Warren County, Washington County, Wayne County, Williams County, Wood County, Wyandot County

Oklahoma

ISP(s): Nextlink, Wisper ISP
Alfalfa County, Atoka County, Blaine County, Bryan County, Caddo County, Canadian County, Choctaw County, Coal County, Comanche County, Cotton County, Craig County, Custer County, Delaware County, Dewey County, Garfield County, Grady County, Grant County, Greer County, Harmon County, Harper County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Johnston County, Kay County, Kingfisher County, Kiowa County, Major County, Mayes County, McCurtain County, Noble County, Nowata County, Ottawa County, Pittsburg County, Pontotoc County, Pushmataha County, Stephens County, Tillman County, Woods County, Woodward County

South Dakota

ISP(s): Network Business Systems Inc.
Bon Homme County, Clay County, Lincoln County, Turner County, Union County, Yankton County

Texas

ISP(s): CCI, Nextlink
Andrews County, Austin County, Baylor County, Bell County, Blanco County, Brazos County, Brown County, Burleson County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Calhoun County, Callahan County, Castro County, Childress County, Clay County, Coke County, Coleman County, Colorado County, Comanche County, Concho County, Cooke County, Crockett County, Delta County, Eastland County, Ector County, El Paso County*, Falls County, Fannin County, Fort Bend County, Freestone County, Gillespie County, Glasscock County, Hall County, Hansford County, Hardeman County, Hartley County, Hemphill County, Hockley County, Hopkins County, Howard County, Hunt County, Irion County, Jack County, Jackson County, Jones County, Kaufman County, Kimble County, Lamar County, Lamb County, Lampasas County, Lavaca County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lipscomb County, Madison County, Martin County, Mason County, Matagorda County, McCulloch County, Menard County, Midland County, Milam County, Mills County, Mitchell County, Montague County, Navarro County, Nolan County, Ochiltree County, Palo Pinto County, Rains County, Reagan County, Roberts County, Robertson County, Runnels County, Schleicher County, Shackelford County, Sherman County, Stephens County, Sterling County, Sutton County, Swisher County, Taylor County, Throckmorton County, Tom Green County, Upton County, Van Zandt County, Waller County, Washington County, Wharton County, Wilbarger County, Williamson County, Wise County, Young County

Vermont

ISP(s): RTO Wireless
Addison County, Bennington County, Caledonia County, Chittenden County, Essex County, Franklin County, Grand Isle County, Lamoille County, Orange County, Orleans County, Rutland County, Washington County, Windham County, Windsor County

Virginia

ISP(s): Declaration Networks, MBC
Accomack County, Brunswick County*, Charlotte County*, Halifax County*, Lunenburg County*, Mecklenburg County*, Northampton County

Washington

ISP(s): Dancing Cow Farm, Declaration Networks, Native Network, Nelson Wheat, Rainier Connect, Toledotel
Douglas County*, Ferry County, Grant County*, Grays Harbor County, King County, Kittitas County*, Lewis County, Pierce County, Skagit County, Spokane County, Stevens County, Whatcom County

West Virginia

ISP(s): Agile Networks
Boone County, Braxton County, Cabell County, Calhoun County, Clay County, Fayette County, Gilmer County, Greenbrier County, Jackson County, Kanawha County, Lincoln County, Logan County, Marshall County, Mason County, McDowell County, Mingo County, Pendleton County, Pocahontas County, Putnam County, Raleigh County, Randolph County, Ritchie County, Roane County, Tucker County, Wayne County, Wirt County, Wood County, Wyoming County

Wisconsin

ISP(s): Astrea, Riverview Garden
Ashland County, Brown County*, Chippewa County, Clark County, Dodge County, Douglas County, Eau Claire County, Florence County, Forest County, Iron County, Juneau County, Langlade County, Marathon County, Marinette County, Oconto County, Oneida County, Outagamie County*, Portage County, Price County, Vernon County, Winnebago County*, Wood County

Wyoming

Laramie County*