Gifting Rules Waived Due to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, many schools and libraries have closed and moved to online instruction. On March 23th, the FCC confirmed those schools and libraries that are closed due to the COVID-19 are permitted to allow the general public access to their E-Rate-supported Wi-Fi networks while on their premises, i.e. parking lots.  If you do allow the general public access to …

New Category Two 5 Year Budget

FY 2021 and BEYOND – C2 IS PERMANENTLY AVAILABLE  e2e will calculate your new Category Two Budget to aid in the planning of the upcoming Funding Year 2021 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022). The new 5-year fixed budgets begin starting with FY 2021 This new 5-year budget cycle will reset every 5 years, with no rollover of funding …

FY 2020 Form 471 Window Extended

The FCC has just announced that the FY 2020 Form 471 filing deadline has been extended until Wednesday, April 29, 2020! The window has been extended due to COVID-19. This will now give all applicants an additional 35 days to submit Form 471(s). The FCC also directed USAC to provide all applicants an automatic 14-day extension on PIA requests.    …

FCC Releases New Category Two Rules

Exciting news on the Category Two front! The highly anticipated Order brings a constant to the E-Rate program!  FY 2020 Funding Year 2020 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021) will be a ‘bridge year’ for Category Two funding by extending the ‘test period’ rules from FY 2015 – FY 2019 through FY 2020. Meaning, the funding that is left over …

Funding Year 2019 Eligible Services List

Funding Year 2019 Eligible Services List The FCC has released the E-rate Eligible Services List for Funding Year 2019. The eligible services are the same as FY 2018, only without voice services as they are no longer eligible for any applicants. Click here to access a summary of the E-rate Eligible Services list. If you have not yet reviewed the …

FY 2018 Filing Window Dates Announced

Funding Year 2018 Form 471 Filing Window   Window OPENS:  Thursday, January 11th @ 12:00 pm   Window CLOSES:  Thursday, March 22nd @ 11:59 pm   If you have not yet begun your Funding Year 2018 (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019) applications, please contact e2e now and reserve your spot! We would love to help guide you through …

FY 2018 Form 470

Funding Year 2018 Form 470 (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)   e2e is reaching out to complete your Form 470 for Funding Year 2018. The Form 470 must include all services and equipment you intend to purchase and utilize for the upcoming year (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019). The FY 2018 Eligible Services List is here.   …

Funding Year 2018 Eligible Services List

Funding Year 2018 Eligible Services List The FCC has released the Erate Eligible Services List for Funding Year 2018. The eligible services are the same as FY 2017. Click here to access a summary of the E-rate Eligible Services list. If you have not yet reviewed the official list, we encourage you to contact your Account Specialist here at e2e …

Funding Year 2017 Form 471 Filing Window is OPEN

The FY 2017 Form 471 Window is now OPEN and is scheduled to close on Thursday, May 11th. If you have not yet begun your Funding Year 2017 applications, please contact e2e now and reserve your spot! We would love to help guide you through the E-rate process, and take that filing burden off your plate. Call us today so …

As we wait for USAC’s release of the 471 Filing Window Dates..

Form 470 The Form 470 must include all category two equipment you intend purchase, and services you intend to utilize during the upcoming funding that were not listed as a contract previously.    CFI Packet The Client Furnished Information Packet includes details regarding the services you intend to use during the upcoming funding year, one complete invoice or contract copy …

Level of Service at e2e Exchange

How is e2e Exchange doing for you? Are we providing you the level of support that you need? As the E-rate Program continues to change, your needs may begin to change as well. If you have plans for a special project, please let us know so we can provide you the support that your project needs. All of our clients …

FY 2017 Erate Eligible Services List

Erate Eligible Services List for Funding Year 2017 The FCC has released the Erate Eligible Services List for Funding Year 2017. It is very similar to the last year, but has included more details this time around. Click here to access a summary of the Erate Eligible Services list. If you have not yet reviewed the official list, we encourage …