Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2003: July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2004
Wave 7: July 10, 2003

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • 41,146 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2003.
  • This seventh wave notified 492 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 $53.8 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: $429,728.17. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $26,516,149.98, which is 4% of national total thus far (over $707.8 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave seven: 10.
  • The number of agencies notified in this seventh wave: 6. (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: 6 (1 Abbott district received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 0
Public Libraries: 0