Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2002: July 1, 2002 – June 30, 2003
Wave 8: July 26, 2002

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 36,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2002.
  • This eighth wave notified 600 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: approximately $45 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: $1,909,982.54. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $21,885,389.04, which is 3.2% of national total thus far (approximately $687 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave eight: 10.
  • The number of agencies notified in this eighth wave: 7. (New Jersey comprised 1.2% 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: 5 (1 Abbott district received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 2
Public Libraries: 0