Here, we’ll break down what these codes are for, and how to find yours.
Schools and libraries must submit FCC Form 470 by tomorrow, Friday, April 1, 2016, in order to have enough time (28 days) for competitive bidding and still submit the application before the filing window ends. Need help? These resources are available to assist you: FCC Form 470 Filing Guide FCC Form 470 Video Series Blog post…
When your 28-day period ends and you’re ready to start FCC Form 471, it could be helpful to have a “Quick Filing Guide” nearby. There are several different kinds of entities who have to file the FCC Form 471, and we’ve developed guidance for each of these entities to help you navigate the intricacies of the form specific to your entity.
The next couple of posts will go through the information we suggest you review and/or collect before you start the FCC Form 471 filing, which, if you’re following along with the blog schedule, is next week.
Another big point of interest for E-rate applicants is how to account for non-instructional facilities (NIFs) in a Category Two budget.
Non-instructional facilities do not get their own Category Two budget because they are not a school or a library. But there are some cases where schools/libraries can cost allocate part of their budget to a NIF, if the NIF building is essential to deliver service to a school/library, for example, it houses a piece of equipment that is shared between schools/libraries.
In order to have enough time (28 days) to conduct competitive bidding and still submit your application before the filing window ends (on April 29 May 26 for schools; July 21 for libraries and consortia), you must submit FCC Form 470 by Friday, April 1, 2016, which is one week from…