News & Press: Key Alert

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. 


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