How It Works
The Schools and Libraries (E-rate) Program provides funding towards eligible services for schools and libraries.
Public or private schools (K-12), libraries, and groups of schools and libraries (e.g., consortia, districts, systems) can apply for discounts on eligible services. See the full list.
Internet access, telecommunications services, and related equipment are eligible for discounts. See the full list.
These steps will help applicants navigate the process to get funding. For service providers, please follow these steps.
Selecting a Service Provider
Applying for Discounts
Pay for discounted services
— or —
Pay for services and invoice USAC for reimbursement
SL News Brief Issued
Feb 21, 2020
The 2/21/2020 issue of the SL News Brief is now available. Receive E-rate Program tips, deadline reminders, and answers to your questions in this weekly newsletter. Subscribe to it and receive it each week in your inbox.
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