Assistance Available to Families of Minnesota Veterans
Earlier this year, as school districts managed learning models for student, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs requested additional funding from the Minnesota State Legislature to provide direct financial assistance to Minnesota Veterans and their families that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The MDVA was granted an additional $6.2 million in funding and have since implemented three new programs for MN Veterans and their families. The program most relevant to ISD 728 Communities area is the COVID-19 K-12 Distance Learning Support Grant (DLSG) (PDF).
The purpose of the COVID-19 K-12 Distance Learning Support Grant is to mitigate the negative financial impact a family experiences by implementing their school district's distance learning or hybrid learning plans by providing a one-time grant in the amount of $3,000.