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E-rate: Universal Service Fund E-rate for Iowa Districts and Schools

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Public school districts, nonpublic schools, area education agencies and public libraries are eligible to apply for funding under the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) "E-rate" Program. E-rate provides discounts on telecommunications services (such as telephone service and data circuits), Internet, and internal connections (such as routers and switches).

Funding Year 2018 - E-rate Form 470 Webinars

The E-Rate Form 470 webinars for Iowa districts and schools have been scheduled for funding year 2018. Information presented in each webinar will focus on both Category 1 and Category 2 requests.

Important: The FCC and USAC have greatly changed the guidance on completing form 470 for Category 1 services. You cannot simply copy a previous Form 470 and use it for funding year 2018. Copying a previous Category 1 form 470 will likely result in a funding denial since the “drop down” choices and guidance has changed significantly. Even if you filed E-Rate forms many times in the past, you are urged to attend one of the webinars or watch a recording which will be available by request after December 7. Contact Pam Jacobs at pam.jacobs@iowa.gov for a recording.

Sessions are repeats. Select one. No need to register in advance.

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on November 18, 2017 at 2:17am.