For Funding Year 2013, Forms 470 were posted by 24,957 applicants across the country.  Of the total Forms 470 posted for the upcoming funding year, approximately 23% requested bids for Priority 2 products and services.  Other Form 470 statistics include:

  • There were approximately 17% fewer Forms 470 requesting Priority 2 services in Funding Year 2013 than in Funding Year 2012.
  • 43 entities posted 76 statewide Forms 470.  Nearly 80% of the statewide Forms 470 posted included Priority 1 services.
  • The number of entities posting Forms 470 increased for its fifth consecutive year in Funding Year 2013.  Since 2009, there has been an 8% growth in the number of entities posting Forms 470.

The following chart shows the breakdown of Forms 470 posted by applicant type.  Almost 60% of total postings were by school districts:

 

FY 2013 Form 470 Postings by Applicant Type

 

This chart illustrates Form 470 postings which include Priority 2 services.  Applicants posted over 1,600 fewer Priority 2 Forms 470 in Funding Year 2013 as in Funding Year 2012:

 

Priority Two Form 470 Postings: Funding Years 2009-2013