Public Notice of Grant Application

  • PUBLIC NOTICE FOR ESSER II FUNDING

     

    Posted July 15, 2021

     

    Blue Ridge Independent School District is applying for the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act, ESSER II Federal Grant for funding.  This application would provide funding to the district in two major categories.  One area would address the student learning loss due to COVID-19 and the second area would address the safe reopening of the public school district.  Please note that ESSER II formula funding levels are being examined in the calculation of the 2020-2021 hold harmless average daily attendance.

     

    General specifics on the grant are as follows:

     

     Timeframe for the grant:  Pre-award costs can be recoded from March 13, 2020 and districts are allowed to spend funds until September 30, 2023 (with carryover). 

     

    Districts will be required to follow all federal, state, and local regulations and requirements for federal grant administration and fiscal spending of funds.

     

    District entitlement for the grant for the 3-year period: $294,745.

     

    For more information or to comment, please contact the district ESSER II contact:

     

    Matthew Todd, Director of Federal Programs, by phone at (972) 752-5554 or by email at matthew.todd@brisd.net.

     

    DEADLINE for all questions and comments for the ESSER II Grant ends at 4:00 PM on July 29, 2021. 

     

    Thank you for your support!

     


    PUBLIC NOTICE FOR ESSER III FUNDING

     

    Posted May 11, 2021

     

    Blue Ridge Independent School District is applying for the American Rescue Plan, ESSER III Federal Grant for funding.  This application would provide funding to the district in two major categories.  One area would address the student learning loss due to COVID-19 and the second area would address the safe reopening of the public school district.  The application also deals with other areas related to COVID-19 issues such as retaining employees, operational needs of the school district due to COVID-19 issues, and teacher support.

     

    General specifics on the grant are as follows:

     

     Timeframe for the grant:  Pre-award costs can be recoded from March 13, 2020 and districts are allowed to spend funds until September 30, 2023. If needed, districts can carry over unused funds and be allowed to continue spending until September 30, 2024.

     

    Districts will be required to follow all federal, state, and local regulations and requirements for federal grant administration and fiscal spending of funds.

     

    District entitlement for the grant for the 3-year period: $661,956.

     

    For more information or to comment, please contact the district ESSER III contact:

     

    Matthew Todd, Director of Federal Programs, by phone at (972) 752-5554 or by email at matthew.todd@brisd.net.

     

    DEADLINE for all questions and comments for the ESSER III Grant ends at 4:00 PM on May 21, 2021. 

     

    Thank you for your support!