The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund makes discounts available to eligible schools and libraries for telecommunication services, Internet access and internal connections. For more information, visit SLD’s website.
The E-rate program will undergo a number of changes starting with FY 2015-2016. For more details, visit SLD's E-rate Modernization Order.
Louisiana Public Libraries and E-rate
In FY 2009-2010, Louisiana public libraries successfully applied for and received commitments of close to $5 million in E-rate funding. Louisiana is one of the few states where 100% of the public libraries file for E-rate funding.
Funding Year: July 1 through the following June 30 (non-recurring services through the following September 30)
Paper forms and instructions
E-rate Tools and Resources
State Filed 470 Applications and State Contracts
Contract #: 409312
Contract #: 409313
Contract #: 409315
Contract #: 409316
Contract #: 409317
Contract #: 409318
Vendor: CenturyLink (formerly CenturyTel)
Contract #: 409775
Contract #: 409800
Contract #: 409842
Contract #: 409849
(This is the replacement contract for #407546)
Vendor: AT&T Corporation