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COVID-19 Financial Considerations

  • The State of Michigan has faced significant economic disruptions and financial impact on the budget due to the COVID-19 outbreak. State officials are actively working to determine the financial impact of the crisis and to navigate the numerous funding sources, including state and federal stimulus funding, that will aid in the response and recovery efforts. 

    This page provides insights and transparency into these appropriations, along with state expenditures and outcomes. We recommend that you continue to check back as additional information is added. 

Financial Impact

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COVID-19 Spending Dashboard

  • The COVID-19 Spending Dashboard is as of August 31, 2021 and based on the Monthly Expenditure Reports found at the link below.  

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Expenditure Chart


    This graph shows actual encumbrances and expenditures to date from all federal and state funding sources as of August 31, 2021.



    COVID Spending by Category

Education Emergency Relief Fund

Education Emergency Relief Fund

  • The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocates $89.4 million to Michigan through the Governor’s Education Emergency Relief (GEER) Fund. These funds are to be used for emergency support through grants to school districts, institutions of higher education, and other education related entities that the Governor deems essential for carrying out emergency educational services. For further information on the Governor's Education Emergency Relief Fund Framework, including the distribution methodology, school eligibility, and required use of funds, please see the link below:

    Governor's Education Emergency Relief Fund Framework

    For detailed information of the Governor's Education Emergency Relief Fund distribution by school district, please see the link below:

    Estimated GEER Distribution by District

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