News Story

USAC issues Wave 1 of funding for FY2019

Friday, April 26, 2019 12:00 AM

Special Edition Schools and Libraries News Brief

USAC released FY2019 Wave 1 Funding Commitment Decision Letters (FCDLs) on April 27, 2019. As of April 27, FY2019 commitments total over $530 million.

This wave contains funding decisions on over 18,500 applications and over 24,000 of the Funding Request Numbers (FRNs) featured in those applications. This means that over 51 percent of the applications that were filed in the window received a funding commitment decision from USAC within 30 days of the window close.

Funding decisions in these waves include:

  • Applicants from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and a majority of the territories. 
  • All applicant types: school, school district, library, library system, and consortium.
  • Almost 53,000 recipients of service: schools, libraries, and non-instructional facilities (NIFs).