Apr 29, 2020

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER Fund)

Kay Gallagher
Communication and Dissemination Lead
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The Department of Education (Department) is issued a notice Thursday, April 23, announcing the ESSER Fund under Title VIII of Division B of the CARES Act. Awards will be allocated based on a formula, and up to 10% of the SEA’s award may be retained for the state agency to use to address needs related to responding to coronavirus. SEAs have until July 1, 2020, to apply for ESSER funds by submitting a simple signed Certification and Agreement form to ESSERF@ed.gov. The Department intends to process each submitted form within three business days of receipt. For more information, click here.