Emergency Connectivity Fund

E-Rate Central, as the New York State E-Rate Coordinator, conducted a webinar on the Emergency Connectivity Fund (“ECF”) on July 9, 2021.  ECF is a new $7.1 billion FCC program, authorized under the American Recovery Act of 2021, to meet the unmet needs of school students, school staff, and library patrons for off-campus internet access and connected devices. This webinar covered:

  • ECF Overview
    • Eligible Services and Entities
    • Filing Windows(s) and Application Process
    • Invoicing
    • CIPA
    • Certifications and Record Retention
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Application Process for the June 29-August 13 Window
  • Planning and Surveys

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