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FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS - YEAR TWO, WAVE TWENTY

Year Two Summary

Wave Twenty Details

November 19, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This twentieth wave notified approximately 740 schools and libraries applicants.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $75.7 million.

NEW JERSEY INFORMATION

  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed to New Jersey in the form of a discount on eligible services in this wave: $3,711,686.62. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $41,001,439.62, which is 2.1% of national total thus far (approximately $1.92 billion).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave twenty: 41.
  • Number of agencies notified in this twentieth wave: 19. (NJ comprised 2.6% of the total national funded applications for this wave.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

(Five Abbott districts received awards in this wave.)

Public School Districts: 16
Non-Public Schools: 3
Public Libraries: 0

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

CITY

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Camden City Public Schools

Camden

Camden

3

$932,985.31

84

Long Branch School District

Long Branch

Monmouth

4

$876,320.08

83

Pemberton Township School District

Browns Mills

Burlington

5

$751,612.34

80

Bridgeton School District

Bridgeton

Cumberland

1

$273,030.52

80

Bnos Yisroel School for Girls

Lakewood

Monmouth

3

$193,135.89

90

Leap Academy Charter School, Inc.

Camden

Camden

2

$189,506.57

90

Englewood School District

Englewood

Bergen

4

$126,451.98

80

Union City School District

Union City

Hudson

2

$112,369.70

88

Lenape Regional High School District

Shamong

Burlington

2

$93,188.80

40

Buena Regional School District

Richland

Atlantic

1

$35,465.40

61

*Amount = Funds committed in the form of a discount on eligible services (telecommunications and dedicated services, Internet access, and internal connections).

**Abbott districts.