Quick update: Request an FY2015 invoice extension by today!

Applicants who had a Funding Year (FY) 2015 invoicing deadline on October 28, 2016, have an extra day to request a 120-day deadline extension. The new deadline to submit an invoice deadline extension request is today, Monday, October 31, 2016 at 11:59 PM EDT (per the FCC’s Public Notice). To…

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Invoice USAC for Reimbursement

Post 61 Invoice USAC for ReimbursementThe last step of the Schools and Libraries (E-rate) Program application process is to invoice USAC for your discounted share of your bill. You can submit an invoice to the E-rate Program only after:

  1. You received a positive funding amount on your funding commitment decision letter (FCDL),
  2. Your services have started/been delivered,
  3. You’ve submitted FCC Form 486 and received a notification in response,
  4. You’ve paid for the services, and
  5. Your service provider has filed its annual certification form.

We mentioned in Post #58 that you should tell your service provider which invoicing method to use. The two options available are:

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What happens after your FCDL is issued

Post 57 what happens nextSome applicants mistakenly think the application process is over once they get their Funding Commitment Decision Letter (FCDL). It’s not! You still have a few steps left before you receive your funding.

After you get your FCDL, you still have to:

  1. Make changes and corrections (if needed),
  2. Submit the FCC Form 486 to confirm that services started and to report your Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) compliance status (as applicable), and
  3. Invoice USAC to receive your funding.

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