COVID-Relief Funding for Public Schools: FAQs for Accessing Funds to Support Summer and Afterschool Programs
This issue brief explores Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funds (ESSER) and how these funds can support summer and afterschool programs. It reviews amount of ESSER funds for each state, what the funds can be used for, and how programs can access these funds through grants and contracts. It also includes examples of how CT, GA, NH, UT, and WV are using the funds. This brief helps programs know how to access these federal stimulus funds.
City/state systems work
Early childhood/school-age continuum systems work
School & Community Partnerships
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
National Summer Learning Association (NSLA)