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FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2003: July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2004
Wave 1: April 23, 2003

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • For Funding Year 2003 41,146 E-Rate applications were received for the Universal Service Fund.
  • This first wave notified 13,946 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: nearly $181 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: $9,601,121.15, which is 5% of national total.
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave one: 724.
  • The number of agencies notified in this first wave: 433. (New Jersey comprised 3% 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: 200 (10 Abbott district(s) received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 184
Public Libraries: 49