Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2002: July 1, 2002 – June 30, 2003
Wave 9: August 12, 2002

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 36,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund — Funding Year 2002.
  • This ninth wave notified 470 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 $38.1 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: $25,463.94. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $21,910,852.98, which is 3% of national total thus far (approximately $725 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave nine: 2.
  • The number of agencies notified in this ninth wave: 2. (New Jersey comprised 0.4% 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: 1 (0 Abbott districts received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 1
Public Libraries: 0