Deadlines and Announcements

FY 2022
Date Award Event Resources
December 31, 2022 ARP ESSER Deadline for SEAs to publish applicable LEA high-poverty school data for FY 2022 Notice of Final Requirement
November 1, 2022 ARP ESSER Deadline for SEAs to publish LEA exceptions and identify high-poverty school FY 2023 Notice of Final Requirement
September 30, 2022 ESSER I GEER I Deadline to obligate funds (includes Tydings Period)/Reporting Period Ends
August-December, 2022 ARP ESSER ARP ESSER one-year award deadline for supplemental 1/3
July 8, 2022 ARP ESSER Deadline for SEAs to publish LEA exceptions and identify high-poverty school FY 2022 Notice of Final Requirement
May 16 – July 1, 2022 ESSER I  ESSER II  ARP ESSER Annual Report Submission Window:
  • ESSER I (Year 2 Data)
  • ESSER II (Year 1 Data)
  • ARP ESSER (Year 1 Data)
https://covid-relief-data.ed.gov/grantee-help
May 16 – June 10, 2022 GEER I  GEER II Annual Report Submission Window:
  • GEER I (Year 2 Data)
  • GEER II (Year 1 Data)
https://covid-relief-data.ed.gov/grantee-help
May 16 – June 3, 2022 CRSSA EANS  Annual Report Submission Window:
  • CRSSA EANS Year 1
https://covid-relief-data.ed.gov/grantee-help
May 13, 2022 ESSER GEER EANS Late Liquidation Letter Late Liquidation Letter
April 1, 2022 ESSER II  GEER II  EANS  ARP ESSER  ARP EANS  Deadline for grantees to confirm data for MOE CRRSA/ARP Email sent to grantees on March 17,2022
March 24 – September 2, 2022 ARP EANS ARP EANS six-month award deadline
March 24, 2022 ARP ESSER ARP ESSER one-year award deadline for first 2/3 of funds
March 21-April 1, 2022 ESSER I GEER I APR Re-Open Period – ESSER I and GEER I (Year 1) Corrections

2022 Announcements

Click on each program for program-related announcements

  • G5 Email, September 19, 2022: Notification of ARP ESSER State Plan Amendment Requirements
  • ESF Reporting Help Desk Email, August 22, 2022: ESSER Year 2 APR Reopen Now Available! All SEAs are required to review and resubmit the ESSER Year 2 APR by September 9, 2022.
  • G5 Email, August 17, 2022: ESSER I and GEER I Obligation Deadlines Guidance
  • ESF Reporting Help Desk Email, August 2, 2022: The ESSER Year 2 Annual Performance Report (APR) will have a reopen period from Monday, August 22, 2022 – Friday, September 9, 2022. Your SEA will be able to resolve isolated data quality issues identified by the Department and update reported data within the ESSER Year 2 APR.  You will receive a notification from the ESF Helpdesk if the U.S. Department of Education identifies your state with potential data quality issues. Participation will be mandatory if your state provided unofficial Unique Entity Identifiers (UEIs) in the initial open.
  • G5 Email, July 27, 2022: CARES Act Disposition of Equipment and Supplies
  • G5 Email, July 26, 2022: Maintenance of Equity Updated FAQs
  • G5 Email, July 22, 2022: Maintenance of Effort update
  • G5 Email, July 1, 2022: Reminder of upcoming MOEquity reporting deadlines
  • ESF Reporting Help Desk Email June 21, 2022: Due to the FY 2020 Title I data correction and adjustments to ESSER I allocations resulting from the FY 2019 Title I data correction, the U.S. Department of Education revised the ARP ESSER fund allocations to states. These revisions were not originally reflected in the ESSER Year 2 APR within the ESF Data Collection Tool but are now shown on Page 1 under the ARP ESSER
  • June 9, 2022 at 2pm EST: the Department hosted a webinar entitled LEA-level Maintenance of Equity Reporting Requirements, outlining the local maintenance of equity reporting requirements for SEAs and LEAs in the Notice of Final Requirement.
  • G5 Email, June 2, 2022: The Department has published a Notice of Final Requirement (NFR) in the Federal Register regarding the LEA-level maintenance of equity provisions under section 2004(c) of the ARP Act. This NFR establishes requirements for publishing LEA-level maintenance of equity data to demonstrate that LEAs are maintaining both fiscal and staffing equity in fiscal years 2022 and 2023.
  • ESSER Year 2 reporting window open: May 31 through July 1, 2022
  • ESF Reporting Help Desk Email March 11, 2022: Important Clarification on Definition of “Expenditure” for ESSER APR; Reporting periods for ESSER I, ESSER II, and ARP ESSER
  • G5 Email April 4, 2022: EANS Disposition Guidance
  • ESF Reporting Help Desk, August 10, 2022: Please reference this guidance regarding the inability to obtain official Unique Entity Identifiers (UEIs) for the EANS, GEER/ESF-Gov, and ESSER/ESF-SEA Annual Performance Report Reopen periods. If an entity has applied for a UEI but has not yet received the UEI by the respective APR reporting deadline, submit with the provided temporary UEI. These temporary UEIs will need to be updated to actual UEIs at a later date. If an entity has applied for a UEI but SAM.gov denied the UEI because it was determined the entity is not unique (shared name, tax ID, etc.), reporting for that entity should be aggregated to the level/entity recognized by SAM.gov as unique.
  • G5 Email, June 29, 2022: Compliance Supplement Webinar
  • May 13, 2022: The Department shared a letter concerning late liquidation for the ESSER, GEER, and EANS programs
  • Reporting Template Package available on ESF Grantee Help Page: Six templates are available for the subgrantee reporting to include: 1) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act LEA; 2) Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act LEA; 3) CARES Act IHE; 4) CRRSA IHE; 5) CARES Act Other; and 6) CRRSA Other
  • G5 Email April 21, 2022: FY 2022 Grantee Satisfaction Survey launch
  • G5 Email April 15, 2022: Announcement of improvements to OESE SGR web pages
  • ESF Reporting Help Desk Email March 31, 2022: Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) will be used as the primary means of entity identification for Federal awards government-wide beginning April 4, 2022.
  • G5 Email March 25, 2022: MOE Equity March 31st deadline postponed; ESSER Year 2 reporting window open (NEW): May 31 through July 1, 2022; Webinar recording and FAQs posted to ESF Grantee Help page ESF – Help (ed.gov)
  • G5 Email Mach 17, 2022: State MOE Required Levels – requesting for a confirmation that your State’s MOE data is correct, or an update is needed