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

Year Two Summary

Wave Eighteen Details

November 5, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This eighteenth wave notified approximately 1250 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 $171 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: $633,480.66. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $33,971,704.81, which is 2.0% of national total thus far (approximately $1.74 billion).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave eighteen: 19.
  • Number of agencies notified in this eighteenth wave: 15. (NJ comprised 1.2% of the total national funded applications for this wave.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

(No Abbott districts received awards in this wave.)

Public School Districts: 7
Non-Public Schools: 7
Public Libraries: 1

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

CITY

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Mesivta Sanz School

Union City

Hudson

2

$185,854.50

90

Lakewood Cheder School

Lakewood

Ocean

1

$135,162.00

90

Belleville School District

Belleville

Essex

1

$121,135.73

41

Yeshiva Gedolah of Bayonne

Bayonne

Hudson

2

$77,341.60

80

Galloway Township School District

Absecon

Atlantic

1

$34,800.00

50

Red Bank School District

Red Bank

Monmouth

2

$31,536.00

80

Shamong Township School District

Shamong

Burlington

2

$11,721.60

40

Passaic Libraries System (PALS Plus)

Clifton

Bergen

1

$11,564.40

46

Westhampton Township School District

Westampton

Burlington

1

$6,475.20

40

Elizabeth Port Catholic School

Elizabeth

Union

1

$5,184.00

80

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

**Abbott districts.