Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2005: July 1, 2005 – June 30, 2006
Wave 5: July 27, 2005

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • 38,799 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2005.
  • This fifth wave notified 692 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 $45.3 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: $964,622.58. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $8,895,285.61, which is 2% of national total thus far (over $391.3 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave five: 51.
  • The number of agencies notified in this fifth wave: 32. (New Jersey comprised 5% 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: 23 (1 Abbott district received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 9
Public Libraries: 0