North Carolina Federal Relief Funding Landscape Opportunities

Recommendations for Postsecondary Attainment

With significant amounts of federal stimulus dollars flowing into North Carolina for education, it is important to understand how these dollars can be used by state and local entities, and to consider how this funding can help drive progress across the education system. This brief contains background information on each federal relief funding stream and potential opportunities for its use to support postsecondary attainment in North Carolina. Ten opportunities are outlined in this brief, highlighting K-12 and higher education initiatives taken on in other states, and in many instances supported with federal relief dollars.