Funding Year 2005: July 1, 2005 June 30, 2006
Wave 8: August 17, 2005
38,799 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund Funding Year 2005.
This eighth wave notified 646 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 $30.9 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: $1,817,995.77. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $12,294,569.56, which is 2% of national total thus far (over $517.7 million).
The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave eight: 45.
The number of agencies notified in this eighth wave: 26. (New Jersey comprised % 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: 3
Public Libraries: 0