***Due to the Coronavirus-related orders issued by Mecklenburg County, GCAA office is open on a limited basis. Staff will be working in office Tuesday-Thursday until September 1 and are available by e-mail and phone. We also welcome visits from our members who have a scheduled appointment with one of our team members. Please check our website at www.greatercaa.org for timely updates and pertinent information. 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