CARES Act Grant Information

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Formula Grant

Under the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER Fund), the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is providing local educational agencies (LEAs), including charter schools that are LEAs, with emergency relief funds to address the impact that Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had, and continues to have, on elementary and secondary schools in Michigan. LEAs must provide equitable services to students and teachers in non-public schools as required under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).  This page will serve as a resource to all CARES Act grants administered by MDE.

MDE Guidance

Federal Guidance