Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2003: July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2004
Wave 31: June 10, 2004

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • 41,146 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2003.
  • This thirty-first wave notified 167 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 $28.3 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: $1,461,128.38. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $51,846,133.68, which is 2% of national total thus far (over $2.5 billion).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave thirty-one: 10.
  • The number of agencies notified in this thirty-first wave: 4. (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 (2 Abbott districts received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 1
Public Libraries: 1