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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

CARES Act

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER)

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 will be provided to schools through a supplemental grant.

Transportation for Meal Delivery

  • Reimbursements will be 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 will be developed to collect eligible expenditures for such services.

COVID-19 Response Supply Reimbursement Grant

  • Funds will be provided to reimburse districts for a 25% share of costs associated with personal protective equipment 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

ESSER Contact Information

Project

Section Contact

Phone

ESSER Allocations

ESEA Finance

573-751-2641

Digital Divide

Amber Riley

573-526-8493

Transportation Supplement

School Finance (Debra Clink)

573-751-0357

PPE/Medical/Sanitation

School Finance (David Tramel)

573-751-0357

Emergency Childcare

School Finance (David Tramel)

573-751-0357

Meal Delivery

School Finance (Debra Clink)

573-751-0357

Families First Coronavirus Response Funds

School Foods

573-751-4402

Sheltered Workshop Assistance

Special Education Finance

573-751-3561

State Schools Transp. Supplement

Special Education Finance

573-751-3561