Funding Year 2002: July 1, 2002
June 30, 2003
Wave 16: November 13, 2002
More than 36,000 applications were received for the Universal Service
Fund Funding Year 2002.
This sixteenth wave notified 300 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 $42.4 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: $5,327,591.94.
Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $39,656,488.89, which
is 2.7% of national total thus far (over $1.4 billion).
The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave sixteen: 16.
The number of agencies notified in this sixteenth wave: 9. (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: 4 (1 Abbott district received awards in
Nonpublic Schools: 4
Public Libraries: 1