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FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS - YEAR TWO, WAVE THIRTEEN

Year Two Summary

Wave Thirteen Details

October 1, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This thirteenth wave notified over 700 schools and libraries applicants.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $168 million.

NEW JERSEY INFORMATION

  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed to New Jersey in the form of a discount on eligible services in this wave: $1,140,872.02. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $23,214,412.14, which is 2.3% of national total thus far (approximately $1,015 billion).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave thirteen: 36.
  • Number of agencies notified in this thirteenth wave: 26. (NJ comprised 3.7% of the total national funded applications for this wave.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

(Two Abbott districts received awards in this wave.)

Public School Districts: 19
Non-Public Schools: 7
Public Libraries: 0

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

CITY

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Lakewood Cheder School

Lakewood

Ocean

1

$464,491.80

90

Trenton City School District**

Trenton

Mercer

1

$111,502.20

83

Hackensack School District

Hackensack

Bergen

2

$91,418.80

55

Sayreville Board of Education

Sayreville

Middlesex

2

$78,740.78

42

Deptford School District

Deptford

Gloucester

1

$66,480.00

40

Buena Regional School District

Richland

Atlantic

1

$58,897.60

80

Monmouth Ocean Educational Service Commission

Freehold

Monmouth

1

$57,982.40

80

Middlesex County Educational Services Commission

Piscataway

Middlesex

3

$53,897.70

75

Saint Patrick High School

Elizabeth

Essex

2

$43,772.00

80

Blessed Sacrament School

Newark

Essex

3

$24,830.78

90

*Amount = Funds committed in the form of a discount on eligible services (telecommunications and dedicated services, Internet access, and internal connections).

**Abbott districts.