Further analysis of the funding year 2019 filing window reveals robust demand and growth in key metrics. Increased activity included:
  • A 32% increase in the amount of Category 2 funding requests on applications.
  • A 21% increase in the count of sites seeking Category 2 support.
  • A 20% increase in the count of applicants submitting Category 2 requests.
  • A 1% increase in the count of sites receiving support for broadband.
Funds For Learning recently conducted a webinar recapping the funding year 2019 filing window. The webinar is available on-demand at this link, and below are additional charts showing the growth in funding year 2019.