Funding Year 2004: July 1, 2004 June
Wave 8: July 16, 2004
39,785 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund Funding
This eighth wave notified 2,808 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 $328.1 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: $2,795,011.41.
Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $15,667,392.23,
which is 2% of national total thus far (over $703 million).
The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave eight: 137.
The number of agencies notified in this eighth wave: 92. (New Jersey
comprised 3% 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: 54 (3 Abbott districts received awards
in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 29
Public Libraries: 9