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Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Grant - RFP

Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Grant
Request For Proposal


The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER), using federal dollars, is intended to overcome barriers created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Of these monies allocated to higher education, $3 million is set aside to support targeted initiatives to enroll and retain underrepresented, first-generation, and high-need students at public and non-profit, independent four-year institutions of higher education (IHE) in Illinois.

Applications are due to the Illinois Board of Higher Education by 12:00 pm on August 20, 2020.

Contact Person: For more information on this application, contact Bruce Bennett, Chief Budget Officer at grants@ibhe.org.