wilbilt Pronto ResurrectedPremium
reply to USF101
Re: It is not all bad Being in a similar situation, I would agree with the potential benefits.
It is true the application process is overly complicated and sluggish, and probably discourages many potential applicants.
Due to fraud and abuse by past applicants (Cough...Atlanta City Schools...Cough) the rest of us are now subject to audits and anal probing on every application. Thanks for that.
I wonder how many small libraries are unaware of or intimidated by the E-rate process? If they could partner with a more experienced local organization (school district) or hire a qualified consultant, the benefit to their patrons could be substantial in terms of improved connectivity and expanded services.
We were taking a vote when the ground came up and hit us.