E-Rate News Brief

The E-Rate News Brief will give you information about upcoming funding commitments, tips to help you through the application process, and other timely information.


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  • Request a Service Delivery Deadline Extension by June 30, 2024
  • Service Providers: File the Invoicing FCC Form 473
  • Get Ready for Invoicing


  • Responding to PIA Questions
  • Summer Deferral Period Starts May 24
  • Submit Your FY2024 FCC Form 486


  • Service Providers Submit FCC Form 473
  • Understand the PIA Review Process
  • 2024 Outreach and Training Opportunities


  • Last-Minute Filing Tips for the FCC Form 471
  • What to Do If You Missed the FY2024 FCC Form 470 Deadline
  • 2024 Training and Outreach


  • 2024 E-Rate Training and Conference Schedule
  • February 27 Invoicing Deadline for FY2022 Recurring Services
  • Reminders for Filing an FY2024 FCC Form 471


  • Preparing for the FY2024 Application Filing Window
  • Bus Wi-Fi Equipment and Services Requests
  • Updated Community Eligibility Provision Threshold


  • FY2024 Window Open
  • FY2024 Window Resources
  • January Training Opportunities