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History of Wisconsin Funding

fundingSince 1998, Wisconsin’s schools and libraries have received $600 million in E-rate discounts, while all eligible schools and libraries nationwide have received more than $39.8 billion. Wisconsin DPI staff supports schools and libraries when completing applications and program forms and during compliance reviews and audits. Below are the Fund Year commitments for Wisconsin schools and libraries since the E-rate program inception in 1998.

Funding Commitment Overview
Funding Year Wisconsin Total National Total Percent of National Total
1998 $38.2 million $1.7 billion 2.24%
1999 $25.7 million $2.1 billion 1.20%
2000 $24.4 million $2.1 billion 1.18%
2001 $25.1 million $2.2 billion 1.15%
2002 $31.6 million $2.2 billion 1.44%
2003 $26.6 million $2.6 billion 1.01%
2004 $24.7 million $2.2 billion 1.13%
2005 $27.5 million $2.1 billion 1.29%
2006 $24.3 million $2.0 billion 1.23%
2007 $22.2 million $2.4 billion 0.91%
2008 $24.9 million $2.6 billion 0.97%
2009 $27.6 million $2.9 billion 0.96%
2010 $38.1 million $3.1 billion 1.23%
2011 $44.6 million $2.7 billion 1.68%
2012 $36.9 million $2.9 billion 1.28%
2013 $34.6 million $2.1 billion 1.63%
2014 $17.8 million $2.0 billion 0.91%
2015 $50.4 million $3.2 billion 1.5%
2016 $49.3 million $2.9 billion 1.7%
Total $594.5 million $43.8 billion 1.35%

Source: E-Rate Central (http://e-ratecentral.com/us/stateInformation.asp?state=WI) August 23, 2017