Organizations Overseeing the E-rate Program
- The Schools and Libraries Division, or the SLD. This group is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the program.
- The parent organization of the SLD is the Universal Services Administrative Company or USAC. This company is responsible for administering all of the Universal Service programs and for collecting and disbursing E-rate funds.
- The Federal Communications Commission is the executive branch agency that is responsible for oversight of the program. It sets the overall program policy and is the ultimate judge of appeals.