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FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS
Funding Year 2002: July 1, 2002 – June 30, 2003
Wave 5: June 13, 2002

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 36,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2002.
  • This fifth wave notified 2,400 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 $52.4 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: $813,211.08. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $20,404,777.18, which is 4% of national total thus far (over $505 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave five: 88.
  • The number of agencies notified in this fifth wave: 64. (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: 24 (1 Abbott district received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 36
Public Libraries: 4