Monthly Archives: June 2013

Commitments for Funding Years 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010

Funding Year 2013. USAC will release Funding Year (FY) 2013 Wave 5 Funding Commitment Decision Letters (FCDLs) June 18. This wave includes commitments for approved Priority 1 (Telecommunications Services and Internet Access) requests at all discount levels. As of June 14, FY2013 commitments total over $164 million.

Funding Year 2012. USAC will release FY2012 Wave 48 FCDLs June 19. This wave includes commitments for approved Priority 2 (Internal Connections and Basic Maintenance) requests at 90 percent and denials at 89 percent and below. As of June 14, FY2012 commitments total just under $2.47 billion.

Funding Year 2011. USAC will release FY2011 Wave 96 FCDLs June 20. This wave includes commitments for approved Priority 2 requests at 88 percent and denials at 87 percent and below. As of June 14, FY2011 commitments total over $2.61 billion.

Funding Year 2010. USAC will release FY2010 Wave 114 FCDLs June 18. This wave can include commitments for approved Priority 2 requests at all discount levels. As of June 14, FY2010 commitments total over $3.07 billion.

On the day the FCDLs are mailed, you can check to see if you have a commitment by using USAC’s Automated Search of Commitments tool.

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Good news: This week there will be waves for four different funding years.

Bad News: The “regular” waves are still being released for funding years that ended one–two years ago.

Wave 3 for FY 2013 will be released on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, for over $130 million.  Funding is currently being provided for Priority 1 only.  Cumulative funding for FY 2013 is $138 million.

Wave 46 for FY 2012 will also be released on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, for $48.9 million.  Priority 2 funding is being provided at 90%, and is being denied at 89% and below.  Cumulative funding for FY 2012 is $2.33 billion.

Wave 95 for FY 2011 will be released on Thursday, June 6, 2013, for $19.1 million.  Priority 2 requests are being funded at 88% and above, and denied at 87% and below.  Cumulative funding for FY 2011 is $2.60 billion.

Wave 113 for FY 2010 will be released on Tuesday, June 4, 2013.  Priority 2 funding is being provided at all discount levels.  Cumulative funding for FY 2010 is $3.06 billion.