Emergency Connectivity Fund FAQs
On May 13, 2021, Funds For Learning conducted a webinar about the ECF program. Hundreds of question were submitted and below are answers to the most common inquiries. Users Which...
Remote Learning Support (ECF) Launches in June
The Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program rules have been published by the FCC. Beginning this summer, schools and libraries will have the opportunity to seek reimbursement of expenses for remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a first-of-its-kind...
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FCC Adopts ECF Rules, Details Pending
On May 10, 2021, the Federal Communications Commission adopted final rules to implement the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program (ECF). The ECF will provide more than $7 billion to schools and libraries for Internet access services to schools...
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FFL Expresses Concern Over Proposed ECF Rules
On May 3, 2021, an ex parte comment was filed by Funds For Learning expressing concern over the “all‐or‐nothing” processing of funding requests using the discount threshold methodology of prioritizing...
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Cost Projections for 3rd Quarter 2021
On April 30, 2021, the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) released their Quarterly Report with projections for the third quarter of 2021. USAC projects a consolidated operating and capital budget...
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FCC Allows Public View of Draft ECF Rules
The FCC is developing the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program, a one-time program offering $7.171 billion in support to schools and libraries for remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
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Broad Support for ECF Program
Through the recently enacted American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Congress established a $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) for broadband internet service and equipment to support remote learning during...
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