E-Rate Year 5 of 5

Use-It-or-Lose-It Funding Cycle


E-Rate Year 5 of 5

No vendor talks; simply free E-Rate discussions with an E-Rate specialist.

Join Enterprise Networks Solutions for a discussion/seminar with our E-Rate specialist

Wednesday, July 10th 2024 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Chandler Unified School District Office
1525 W Frye Rd, Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 812-7000

“Modest Refreshments” will be provided.

Use-It-or-Lose-It Funding Cycle


  • Introduction of E-Rate Specialist
  • Why is this year (year 5) so important
  • Explanation of E-Rate application and reimbursement process (BEAR vs. SPI)
  • Confirmation of USAC funds remaining for your K-12 in current cycle (‘21-’25)
  • Do’s and Don’ts of E-Rate (Federal rules not to break)
  • Helpful tools and where to find them
  • Q & A with Dan Rivera (E-rate Specialist)


Contact Jeff Bunker with any questions @ (480) 505-1111 or sales@ens-az.com


E-Rate Application Process Timeline – Dates to Remember

  • Funding Year ’24 –‘25 Opens: Work to identify E-Rate priorities for the funding year (July 1st ‘24– December ‘24)
  • File Form 470: Competitive bidding, school review of bids and selection of E-Rate service providers (October ‘24 – February ‘25)
  • File Form 471: E-rate application window to request discounts. (January ‘25 – March ‘25)
  • E-Rate Review: Begin E-rate application approval process with USAC (March ’25 – June ’25)

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Gift Rule for modest refreshments; specifically: “Consistent with the gift rules applicable to federal agencies, certain de minimis gifts, including modest refreshments and items that are worth $20 or less, are allowable under the rules. Schools and Libraries Sixth Report and Order, 25 FCC Rcd at 18801, para. 88.” More info on the Gift Rule can be found at USAC’s website: https://www.usac.org/e-rate/applicant-process/competitive-bidding/gift-rules/