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ATTENTION: Form 471 Filing Window Dates

Posted at January 26, 2016 | By : | Categories : erate | 0 Comment

Special Announcement:


USAC has announced that the Funding Year 2016 Application Filing window for the FCC Form 471 will open this Wednesday, February 3rd at Noon, and will close on April 29th.

The Form 471 is the next step in the filing process in securing your erate funding for FY 2016 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017). In order for us to accurately complete your Form 471, we will need the following information on file:


An approved Form 470: The Form 470 must be posted for at least 28 days prior to submitting a Form 471.

Completed Client Furnished Information (CFI) Packet: Including enrollment, free & reduced lunch documentation, as well as one complete monthly invoice for each active account.

Signed contracts/agreements for the services and/or equipment you intend to move forward with for both Category One and Category Two.


If you need assistance in completing the filing process for Funding Year 2016, please call our office at (888)522-8096!


Kind regards,

Erate Exchange


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