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FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS
Funding Year 2002: July 1, 2002 – June 30, 2003
Wave 2: May 2, 2002

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 36,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2002.
  • This second wave notified 2,700 schools and libraries applicants.
  • The total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally to schools and libraries in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: over $107.6 million.

NEW JERSEY INFORMATION

  • The total amount of Universal Service Funds committed to New Jersey in the form of a discount on eligible services in this wave: $4,897,169.11. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $15,880,725.36, which is 5% of national total thus far (approximately $297 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave two: 220.
  • The number of agencies notified in this second wave: 130. (New Jersey comprised 5% of the total national funded applications for this wave.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

Public School Districts: 83 (7 Abbott districts received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 44
Public Libraries: 3