Funding Year 2003: July 1, 2003
June 30, 2004
Wave 2: May 7, 2003
41,146 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund
Funding Year 2003.
This second wave notified 2,494 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 $44 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: $3,640,492.63.
Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $13,241,613.78, which
is 6% of national total thus far (over $225 million).
The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave two: 223.
The number of agencies notified in this second wave: 137. (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: 87 (3 Abbott districts received awards in
Nonpublic Schools: 36
Public Libraries: 14