Once you’ve successfully entered a funding request and generated a funding request number (FRN), it’s time to add line items that describe the funding request in detail. Start by clicking on the newly-created, blue FRN number to add a line item.
After completing the Funding Request key information section of FCC Form 471, you’ll arrive at the “FRN Contract” part of the form. If you did not sign a contract, choose the “Tariff” or “Month-to-month” button.
After completing the Funding Request key information section of FCC Form 471, you’ll arrive at the “FRN Contract” part of the form.
After reviewing the entity information and discount calculation, you’ll arrive at the Funding Requests section of FCC Form 471. In this part of the form, you will report the details and costs of the eligible products and services for which you are requesting E-rate Program discounts. To add a funding request, start by pressing the green “Add FRN” button.
FCC Form 471, the Description of Services Ordered and Certification Form, is the second form in the application process. It’s how you provide USAC with information about the services you’re requesting funding for, and the discount level you are eligible for.