Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2003: July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2004
Wave 23: February 27, 2004

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • 41,146 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2003.
  • This twenty-third wave notified 2,442 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 $384.9 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: $5,162,076.17. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $46,713,398.46, which is 2% of national total thus far (nearly $2.1 billion).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave twenty-three: 45.
  • The number of agencies notified in this twenty-third wave: 39. (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: 14 (10 Abbott districts received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 20
Public Libraries: 5