In Funding Year 2015, over 50% of the applicants requesting Category 1 funds requested a total of $20,000 or less.
- Almost 75% of the applicants participating in FY2015 requested a total of $50,000 or less in Category One discounts
- 1,778 applicants requested a total of $1,000 or less in Category 1 funds, while 1,500 applicants requested greater than $250,000
In Funding Year 2015, applicants across the country requested approximately $2.24 billion in discounts on Category One services. An analysis of the applications filed shows that a large majority of applicants requested less than $50,000 to support their telecommunications and Internet connectivity needs.
Of the total applicants who requested Category 1 funds in FY2015, the following chart shows what percentage of those applicants requested $100,000 or less:
You can download a report showing the full applicant count by $1,000 discount increment by clicking here.