Ed. Tech.

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

Funding Year 2005: July 1, 2005 – June 30, 2006
Wave 9: August 24, 2005

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • 38,799 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Funding Year 2005.
  • This ninth wave notified 511 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 $28.9 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: $699,094.90. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $12,993,664.46, which is 2% of national total thus far (over $546.6 million).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave nine: 29.
  • The number of agencies notified in this ninth wave: 18. (New Jersey comprised 4% 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: 16 (0 Abbott districts received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 1
Public Libraries: 1