Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2003: July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2004
Wave 10: August 21, 2003

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • 41,146 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2003.
  • This tenth wave notified 583 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 $88.4 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: $3,051,603.79. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $30,886,847.57, which is 4% of national total thus far (over $877.7 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave ten: 9.
  • The number of agencies notified in this tenth wave: 7. (New Jersey comprised 1% 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 (3 Abbott districts received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 2
Public Libraries: 0