Boost Nassau ELC Reopening School Grant Application

Welcome to the Boost Nassau ELC Reopening School Grant Application!

Nassau County has appropriated $19,171,026 of ELC Reopening Schools Funds received from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to enable schools/districts in Nassau County to establish COVID-19 mitigation, screening, and testing programs to support and maintain in-person learning.

The County Executive is seeking applications to award grant funding to Nassau County schools (both public and private). Applicants will submit for reimbursement of ELC funding for eligible uses and Nassau County will coordinate reporting requirements and verification of eligibility.

The County will award ELC Reopening Schools fund for public, private, and charter schools as applicable. Schools may utilize the funding for items such as:

  • Additional Personnel
  • Contracts with entities that offer support for COVID 19 screening in K-12
  • Portable high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) fan/filtration systems that allow for improved air circulation
  • Laboratory equipment used for COVID-19 testing and related maintenance contracts
  • Expenses associated with technical assistance to establish school based testing programs Leasing/purchasing vehicles (e.g., mobile screening testing, providing K-12 screening testing services in underserved areas, etc.)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hygiene and cleaning supplies
  • Collection supplies, test kits, reagents, consumables, and other necessary supplies for existing testing
  • Tools that assist in identifying, reporting, monitoring, analysis, and evaluation of control measures that
  • Program incentives may be considered to encourage individuals to participate in screening testing
  • Hardware and Software necessary for reporting public health information and tracking of COVID-19 cases reduce the spread of COVID-19

Use of federal funds requires the collection of specific information included in this application. Additional documentation will be needed as part of the grant agreement.

One application per school district, charter school, or non-public school is allowed.

School districts, charter schools, and non-public schools will need to create an account within the Boost Nassau Portal to complete an application. Select "Click here to Create an Account" below. You may begin an application and return at a later date should you need additional time to gather the required documentation.