The federally backed E-Rate program assists schools and libraries that are expanding their technology capabilities by providing discounts for projects that secure reliable telecommunications and internet access. Discounts on products and services range from 20% to 90% depending on location and need. Our team at BPI Information Systems has a strong working knowledge of the E-Rate program and we are here to assist your organization as you create an optimal learning environment. Here are some helpful tips to maximize your organization’s E-Rate success:

  • Over $8B in funding is available 

  • School Budget Calculation: (Enrollment) x $167 = total pre-discount budget available

  • Library Budget Calculation: $4.50 per sqft

  • Create a tech vision to plan for the future

  • Use the E-Rate Productivity Center (EPC) to keep track of deadlines

  • Manage the E-Rate process year-round

The Process

  • Select a Service Provider

  • Apply for Discounts

  • Application Review

  • Start Services

  • Pay for Discounted Services

Are You Ready To Implement the Future of IT?