Montgomery County launches CARES Act grants for local educational institutions

20 Aug 2020

Montgomery County launched another $10 million grant program on July 30. The latest program is aimed at helping educational institutions serve students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Our schools are faced with many challenges from this terrible pandemic,” said Judy Dodge, Montgomery County Commission President. “Education is so vital to the growth of our community. These funds will help our local institutions deal with the costs of these changes as they find ways to safely teach our county’s young people.”

The education grant program is being funded by the federal CARES Act. These funds can be used for mortgage or rent, utilities, costs related to nutritional programs, PPE supplies, and technology.

Read full article.