Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2004: July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2005
Wave 8: July 16, 2004

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • 39,785 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2004.
  • This eighth wave notified 2,808 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 $328.1 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: $2,795,011.41. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $15,667,392.23, which is 2% of national total thus far (over $703 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave eight: 137.
  • The number of agencies notified in this eighth wave: 92. (New Jersey comprised 3% 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: 54 (3 Abbott districts received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 29
Public Libraries: 9