***Due to the Coronavirus-related orders issued by NC Governor Roy Cooper, the GCAA office is open on a limited basis. Staff will be available for drop-in visits on Tuesdays & Thursdays and are available by appointment only on Wednesdays. Staff will also be available by phone and e-mail. We thank you for your patience as we play our part in keeping our staff and broader community safe.***


South Carolina - CARES ACT Approval

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On June 25, 2020, Governor McMaster signed H. 5202, a joint resolution that authorizes the expenditure of federal CARES Act funds.  Funding closely mirrors AccelerateSC and the Governor's recommendations and includes the following:

  • Employment & Workforce Unemployment Trust Fund, $500M
  • Academic Recovery Camps, 5 Days Additional Instructional Days & Food Services, $222.7M
  • State & Local Government Expenditures, $270M  
  • Statewide Testing & Monitoring, $42,437,873. 
  • PPE Stockpile & Supply Chain, $16,804,115. 
  • Hospital Relief Fund, $125M 
  • Broadband, $50M
  • Grant Management Oversight, $10M