EDMOND, OKLA. (Dec. 7, 2009) - The E-rate Form 471 application filing window for Funding Year 2010 is open for applicants across the country.  It extends from Dec. 3, 2009 to Feb. 11, 2010.  E-rate consulting firm Funds For Learning has put together a list of seven key tips to help applicants navigate the often turbulent waters of the E-rate funding application process.