The Grants & Funding Team at Savvas Learning Company is here to help educators understand the COVID-19 stimulus funding available and how it can be used.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress passed two stimulus bills in 2020 to provide economic assistance for American businesses and industries, including education:
Within the legislation to support the nation’s efforts to deal with COVID-19, two programs are focused on education: ESSER and GEER. ESSER funds are distributed to districts based on Title I. GEER funds vary by State as each Governor has discretion on distribution of GEER funds as long as local education agencies or institutions of higher education are the beneficiaries.
Among the allowable activities, stimulus funds for K12 can be used for: