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Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

COVID Relief Information

COVID Relief

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER)

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER II)

Emergency Assistance for Non-Public Schools (EANS) Program

CARES K-12 Support (CRF)

The purpose of the Support for K-12 Education is to provide assistance to LEAs with COVID-19 related expenditures through December 30, 2020. 

Missouri Student Connectivity Grant

This project supports student connectivity across the state, specifically by increasing both access to WiFi and the number of devices in the hands of Missouri students.

Transportation Supplement

Funds to support student transportation costs related to COVID-19 is being provided to schools through a supplemental grant via ePeGs.

Transportation for Meal Delivery

Reimbursements are available for direct costs associated with delivering meals when school buildings were closed during spring 2020.

Emergency Worker Childcare

Some schools provided childcare services for families of medical professionals and emergency workers supporting the COVID-19 response effort in spring 2020.  A one-time application process has been developed to collect eligible expenditures for such services.

COVID-19 Response Supply Reimbursement Grant

Funds are available to reimburse districts for a 25% share of costs associated with personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical and cleaning supplies for school buildings and buses.

Seamless Summer Option Meals and Safety Resources During COVID-19 

​Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund

Waivers and Related Documents

COVID Relief Contact Information


Section Contact



Julie Cowell or Theresa Villmer



ESEA Finance

573-751-2641 or 573-751-8643

Emergency Childcare

School Finance (David Tramel)


Families First Coronavirus Response Funds

School Foods


Meal Delivery

School Finance (Debra Clink)


Missouri Student Connectivity

Amber Riley



School Finance (David Tramel)


Sheltered Workshop Assistance

Special Education Finance


State Schools Transp. Supplement

Special Education Finance


Transportation Supplement

School Finance (Debra Clink)