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An important updated on the State Fiscal Recovery Fund Award timeline has been posted on the website https://opb.georgia.gov/state-fiscal-recovery-fund.
To support the immediate pandemic response, bring back jobs, and lay the groundwork for a strong and equitable recovery, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 established the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. To facilitate the implementation of these funds, the state of Georgia created a competitive application process for Broadband Infrastructure, Water/Sewer Infrastructure, and Negative Economic Impact. The link to the submitted applications and broadband verification process can be found here.
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs is administering the State of Georgia Rental Assistance Program (GRA) with ERA 2 funds. This program can help renters with their past due rent and utilities.Submitted applications and a link to the Broadband verification instructions can be found here.
Under the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER Fund), the U.S. Department of Education (Department) awards grants to Governors for the purpose of providing local educational agencies (LEAs), institutions of higher education (IHEs), and other education related entities with emergency assistance as a result of COVID-19.
GEER II Round I were announced on January 10, 2021.
GEER II Round II will be announced at a later date pending further guidance on additional funding that is to be transferred from the EANS program to GEER II. Please continue to check our website for details on Round II.
The program will be launched after approval by Treasury (TBD). To be added to the notification list when the program opens, please fill out the sign-up form on the webpage.
Non-entitlement units, defined in section 603(g)(5) of the Social Security Act, as added by the American Rescue Plan Act, are generally local governments with populations of less than 50,000. Local governments that are not included in the Allocation for Metropolitan Cities table may be designated as non-entitlement units.
Non-entitlement units will receive Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds through their state governments. The total available funding for the state of Georgia is $862 million, and the expeditious delivery of these funds are essential.
Eligible expenses for reimbursement are limited to those incurred to comply with Section 2.0 Critical Components of Infection Prevention and Control or Section 3.0 Recommended Mitigation Steps by Pandemic Phase of the Long-Term Care Facilities Reopening Guidance provided in the Georgia Department of Public Health Administrative Order issued June 30, 2021.
A point of contact change request form, signed by an authorized official, is required if the request is made by someone who is not currently listed as a point of contact in the GeorgiaGrants system. Please fill out the information below and email this form back to [email protected] with “Grant POC Change Request” in the subject line.
Note: This update will replace the existing point of contact on file. Existing POCs made add authorized users to the GeorgiaGrants portal for submitting payment requests and reimbursements.