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:
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: