Federal Recovery Funds: ADE Projects
In 2020 and 2021, Congress passed three separate COVID-19 federal relief packages. These packages delivered millions of dollars directly to schools and districts and, separately, provided the Arizona Department of Education with discretionary and required set aside ESSER funds to dedicate toward statewide strategic projects and investments that will support schools' recovery needs and increase learning opportunities for students through 2024.
Arizona Department of Education
"Technology Resources" for districts for guidance to support their efforts to distribute technology and purchase more using federal grants. Also, "Suggestions for Distance Learning,” for educators.
"To combat the spread of COVID-19, access to resources that can help support families and businesses in this time of need is critical. Arizonans are called on to be informed, get engaged, and support..."
Lap Top Drive
The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation is asking community members & businesses to donate laptops that are no longer needed to be refurbished and provided to students who do not have devices at home.
Dial 2-1-1 for information on Coronavirus relief resources available to citizens including unemployment benefits, school closures, and volunteer opportunities.
DES Eviction Prevention
The Arizona Department of Economic Security’s (DES) Emergency Rental Assistance Program is available in twelve AZ counties. Renters and landlords can apply for assistance.