5/11/2020 - CARES ACT
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Education Stabilization Fund
Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund
A NJDOE Broadcast was released last night regarding the availability of the Cares Emergency Relief Grant funds. Broadcast May 11 2020
As a reminder, the above Act allocates approximately $310 million to New Jersey in the same proportion as each state received under Part A of Title I of the ESEA of 1965 in the most recent year. The state is mandated to award at least 90% of those funds to LEAs or $279 million.
Your allocation is pre-determined. The subgrants to the LEAs will also be in the same Title 1 proportions of the current year and were released in the Broadcast. Allocation Table The application is currently available on the NJDOE Homeroom under the EWEG link. You must create a Cares Emergency Relief Grant application in 2020 to access the application.
Please note that the link on the May 11th Broadcast lists the acceptable uses of the funds. https://www.nj.gov/education/covid19/boardops/caresact.shtml