REMINDER: Emergency Connectivity Fund Application Window Opens Tomorrow

The initial application window for the Emergency Connectivity Fund (“ECF”), a $7.17 billion fund set up for schools and libraries to purchase educational equipment, opens on June 29, 2021 and will remain open until August 13, 2021. Schools and libraries can submit applications through the Universal Service Administrative Company to receive money to purchase laptops and tablets, Wi-Fi hotspots, modems, routers, and broadband connections for off-campus use by students, school staff, and library patrons. The funds are only eligible for reasonable costs associated with eligible equipment and services purchased between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022.

If have questions regarding ECF, eligible equipment and services, or the application process, please contact Dee Herman dee@hermanwhiteaker.com, Clare Andonov at candonov@hermanwhiteaker.com, or Hilary Rosenthal at hrosenthal@hermanwhiteaker.com.