Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2002: July 1, 2002 – June 30, 2003
Wave 4: May 30, 2002 

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 36,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2002.
  • This fourth wave notified 2,550 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 $61.5 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: $1,167,656.29. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $19,591,566.10, which is 4% of national total thus far (approximately $452 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave four: 137.
  • The number of agencies notified in this fourth wave: 96. (New Jersey comprised 4% 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: 48 (2 Abbott district(s) received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 40
Public Libraries: 8