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E-Rate Application Process
Process Steps

The following steps must be completed to successfully apply for and receive E-Rate funding.






Process Steps More Info Associated Form
Step 1: Plan Discount Rate

Category One and Two Services

Category Two Budgets
 
Step 2: Bidding Process   Form 470
Step 3: Apply   Form 471
Step 4: Funding Approval    
Step 5: Bill Payment   Form 486
Step 6: Refund   Form 498

Form 472 BEAR
Process Summary    
E-Rate Overview

See the file below for an overview of the E-Rate process including information on forms that must be filed and important deadlines to consider.

Guide File Type
E-Rate Overview PDF