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Grant Programs and COVID-19 Related Expenses

Program
Name

Laptop

Internet /
Hot spot

Software

Food

Other?

CDE Grant Manager /
Coordinator

21st Century Community Learning Centers (21CCLC)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

N/A

Dana Scott

Bullying Prevention in Education Grant

No

No

No

No

N/A

Adam Collins

CDC Healthy Schools

No

No

No

No

N/A

Sarah Mathew

Colorado Charter School Program

 

 

 

 

 

Peg McMillen

Comprehensive Health and Wellness

No

No

Yes, with limitations

No

Online resources to support health education

Jamie Hurley

Computer Science Education Grant

Yes (equal to no more than 50% of the total grant award)

Yes (equal to no more than 50% of the total grant award)

Yes (equal to no more than 50% of the total grant award)

No

N/A

Chris Summers

Concurrent Enrollment Expansion Grant

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

N/A

Michelle Romero

Early Literacy Grant

Yes (for reading)

No

Yes (for reading)

No

N/A

Alex Frazier

EASI (Empowering Action for School Improvement)

Please discuss with support coordinator

Please discuss with support coordinator

Please discuss with support coordinator

Please discuss with support coordinator

Please discuss with support coordinator. Activities should align with reason(s) for identification and school improvement.

Laura Meushaw

Kim Burnham

Educational Stability Grant

Yes

Yes

Yes

Limited

N/A

Kristin Myers

English Language Proficiency Act (ELPA)

* PD/support program and

* Regular ELPA

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

N/A

Morgan Cox

Expelled and At-Risk Student Services Grant (EARSS)

Yes

Yes - hot spot; Internet services TBD

Yes

Yes, within parameters

COVID-related overtime salary/benefits for EARSS-related staff or IT staff working to set-up an EARSS student for remote learning.

Janelle Krueger

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

No

No

No

Yes, Only for schools already approved

Guidance has been put out to districts. Working with USDA to see if additional flexibilities can be allowed. Many districts stating too many barriers to utilizing this program during COVID-19

Erica Boyd

Medicaid

Contact Coordinator

Contact Coordinator

Contact Coordinator

Limited

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Sarah Mathew

Ninth Grade Success Grant

Yes

Yes - hotspot

Yes

No

N/A

Ashley Idrees

Physical Education Pilot

No

No

No

No

N/A

Shannon Milliken

Retaining Teachers Grant

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Simons

School Climate Transformation Grant (SCTG)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

N/A

Andrea Pulskamp

School Counselor Corps Grant Program (SCCGP)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

N/A

Eve Pugh

School Health Professional Grant (SHPG)

No

No

No

No

Telehealth expenses

Phyllis Reed

State Personnel Development Grant

No

No

No

No

Professional Development


 

Allison Greene

Student Re-engagement Grant (SRG)

Yes

Yes - hotspot

Yes

No

N/A

Ashley Idrees

Title I, Part A

Yes

Yes, especially to increase access to at-risk students/families

Yes

* Possibly - if aligned to the implementation of an allowable activity.

PD options for instructional and specialized support staff

Nazie Mohajeri-Nelson

DeLilah Collins

 

Title I, Part C Migrant

Yes - after all other resources

Yes

No

YES - after all other resources

 

Tomas Mejia

Title II, Part A

Possibly - if for educators and for purposes of improving instruction.

Yes, if used for supporting educators' instructional quality or other school improvement efforts/staff contributing to instructional quality (e.g., specialized support staff).

Yes, if used for supporting educators' instructional quality or other school improvement efforts/staff contributing to instructional quality (e.g., specialized support staff).

* Possibly - if aligned to the implementation of an allowable activity.

PD options for educators, including teachers, coaches, school leadership, and specialized support staff that inform quality of instruction.

Nazie Mohajeri-Nelson

DeLilah Collins

 

Title III, Part A

Yes

Yes - as long as this is supplementing the ELD curriculum and allowing for extended learning options.

Yes - as long as this is supplementing the ELD curriculum and allowing for extended learning options.

* Possibly - if aligned to the implementation of an allowable activity.

Consider technology to enhance activities to engage families of English learners and/or communities.

Professional development to help enhance content, academic, or linguistic supports beyond core curriculum using technology.

Nazie Mohajeri-Nelson

DeLilah Collins

 

Title IV, Part A

Yes

Yes

Yes

* Possibly - if aligned to the implementation of an allowable activity

PD for teachers for providing online instruction; Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities and English Learners

Nazie Mohajeri-Nelson

DeLilah Collins

 

Title V

Yes

Yes

Yes

* Possibly - if aligned to the implementation of an allowable activity.

Title V funds can be used for allowable activities in Title I - IV programs

Nazie Mohajeri-Nelson

DeLilah Collins

Title V SRIS

 

 

 

No

 

Benji Blase

Title X McKinney-Vento Homeless Education

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

N/A

Kerry Wrenick


 

* Allowable Activities

With the exception of facilitating meaningful parent, family and stakeholder engagement, there is a very high burden of proof on districts to verify that paying for food and beverages with ESEA funds is necessary to meet the goals and objectives of the federal program (Title I, Part A, Title II, Part A, Title III, Part A, Title IV Part A, Title V).

Districts should work with their Regional Contact to determine if a food purchase is allowable.