E-rate Funding Year 2017 Application Filing Window Opens February 27, 2017

Following is the letter/announcement from USAC regarding the Form 471 filing window for Funding Year 2017: USAC is pleased to announce the application filing window for Funding Year (FY) 2017 will open on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 12:00 noon EST (11:00 AM CST) and close on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 11:59 PM EDT …

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Erate Competitive Bidding

Question: Do I need to respond to a vendor message that looks like ‘spam’ or isn’t a detailed quote? Answer:  YES!  You must respond to all inquiries and keep all emails and responses.  Below are a couple of response examples to vendors REQUEST FOR SPECIFIC BID: Thank you for your interest in our school’s eRate …

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REGIONAL E-RATE WORKSHOPS

REGIONAL E-RATE WORKSHOPS • December 1 through 8, 2014 the Nebraska Department of Education along with the Nebraska Office of the CIO and Educational Service Unit partners will hold regional workshops covering recent changes in the E-Rate program and preparing applicants for the Funding Year 2015 application process. What makes this workshop so important?  The …

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Updating Contact Information on FCC Forms 471

Updating Contact Information on FCC Forms 471 This time of year it seems that we have changes to Administration and/or those staff that are taking care of the Erate program.  If you would like to update the contact information you provided on your FCC Form 471, – or provide alternate contact information for the summer …

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