Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2004: July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2005
Wave 4: June 3, 2004

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • 39,785 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2004.
  • This fourth wave notified 3,353 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 $78.3 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: $1,478,304.83. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $6,466,585.83, which is 4% of national total thus far (over $178.7 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave four: 79.
  • The number of agencies notified in this fourth wave: 55. (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: 27 (5 Abbott districts received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 24
Public Libraries: 4