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FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS
Funding Year 2003: July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2004
Wave 19: December 24, 2003

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • 41,146 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2003.
  • This nineteenth wave notified 156 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 $50.7 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: $611,721.77. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $41,169,657.94, which is 2% of national total thus far (over $1.6 billion).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave ninteen: 3.
  • The number of agencies notified in this nineteenth wave: 3. (New Jersey comprised 2% 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: 2 (1 Abbott district received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 1
Public Libraries: 0