The Comprehensive Distance Learning (CDL) Grant Program combines three funding sources provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, 2020 (CARES Act) to assist school districts with establishing distance learning in response to COVID-19. The CDL Grant Program includes $1.6 million of Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) funding, $6.5 million of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund funding, and $19.8 million of Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund funding. The CRF funds can be used to reimburse eligible expenses incurred between March 1, 2020 and December 30, 2021. The ESSER and GEER funds can be used to reimburse eligible expenses incurred between July 1, 2020 and May 30, 2021.
Note: CDL grants are subject to the
Equitable Services provision under the CARES Act.
For questions about this program, please email the