Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2003: July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2004
Wave 12: September 18, 2003

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • 41,146 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2003.
  • This twelfth wave notified 308 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 $103.3 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: $3,624,991.95. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: approximately $35,414,637.12, which is 3% of national total thus far (over $1.074 billion).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave twelve: 13.
  • The number of agencies notified in this twelfth wave: 7. (New Jersey comprised 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: 3 (2 Abbott districts received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 4
Public Libraries: 0