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FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2004: July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2005
Wave 3: May 21, 2004

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • 39,785 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2004.
  • This third wave notified 3,183 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: nearly $39.3 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: $2,692,247.52. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $4,988,281, which is 5% of national total thus far (over $100.4 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave three: 122.
  • The number of agencies notified in this third wave: 73. (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: 21 (2 Abbott districts received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 44
Public Libraries: 8