Currently approximately 55 tribal libraries exist in Alaska. This is based on Alaska State Library records and IMLS awards in recent years (there is no Alaska definition for tribal libraries). Tribal Libraries that are part of a Tribal College or university remain ineligible for E-rate support ( FCC 22-8 # 10). Alaska has 93 public […]
Author: Valerie Oliver
The FY22 Form 471 Filing Window of January 12, 2022 through March 22, 2022 is closed.
Training Opportunities: FY 22 has begun!! Alaska Applicants are quickly being funded for the FY22 E-rate year, which runs July 1, 222 through June 30, 2023. This is a good time to check and be sure that your invoicing for FY21 (which ended June 30, 2022) has been done. While you have until the fall […]
Posting an Form 470 for FY23 E-rate Application Cycle is now possible in EPC.
You can now post an FCC Form 470 for the FY23 application cycle. If you know that you are in your last year of a contract (or have E-rate services you wish to continue that are NOT under contract) you can now post the procurement Form 470 and start receiving bids. The FCC Form 470 […]
We are seeing E-rate Applications for FY22 awarded for the year that started July 1, 2022
The FY2021 E-rate filing window closed in March 2022. FY22 Form 471s continue to be reviewed and most Alaska applicants are now funded. Those applicants that did not list summer contact information had their applications placed on hold until early September 2022. If you are wondering where your application is in the review process, you […]
USAC & the E-rate Productivity Center (EPC)
https://www.usac.org/sl/ is the link to the USAC website. USAC is a non-profit company that exists exclusively to disperse Universal Service Funds collected by the FCC. USAC stands for Universal Service Administrative Company. There are 4 divisions within USAC and the Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) is the one that administers the E-rate funds. Anyone who […]