Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund II (GEER II)

​The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act, 2021, funded through the U.S. Department of Education, awards supplemental grants under the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief II (GEER II) Fund to support and assist local education agencies, institutions of higher education, and other educational entities with emergency assistance due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Governor Hogan allocated $10 Million of the GEER II Fund to community colleges and private nonprofit colleges and universities.

Community colleges received $7.4 Million of GEER II funding to provide workforce development courses and continuing professional education that leads to government or industry-required certification or licensure. It particularly focuses on individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through loss of employment.

Maryland Independent Colleges and Universities received $2.6 Million of funding to support institutional costs resulting from the COVID-19.

Maryland Community College GEER II Fund
​Community College Grant Award
​Allegany College ​$187,887
​​Anne Arundel Community College $725,500​
​​Baltimore City Community College ​$558,224​
​​Community College of Baltimore County ​$1,095,645
​​Carroll Community College ​$ 254,584
​​Cecil Community College ​$ 185,000
​​Chesapeake Community College ​$ 202,975
​​College of Southern Maryland ​$414,633
​​Frederick Community College ​$295,380
​​Garrett College ​$185,000
​​Hagerstown Community College $238,527​
​​Harford Community College ​$353,176
Howard Community College​ ​$ 403,773
​Montgomery College $1,007,733​
Prince George's Community College​ $ 995,062
​Wor-Wic Community College $296,901
​TOTAL $7,400,000

Maryland Independent Colleges and Universities GEER II Fund
​Private Nonprofit Colleges and Universities Grant Award
​Capital Technology University ​$200,000
​​Goucher College $200,000​
​​Hood College ​$200,000
​​Johns Hopkins University ​$200,000
​​Loyola University Maryland $200,000
​​Maryland Institute College of Art ​$200,000
​​McDaniel College ​$200,000
​​Mount St. Mary’s University ​$200,000
​​Notre Dame of Maryland University ​$200,000
​​St. John’s College $200,000
​​Stevenson University $200,000
​​Washington Adventist University ​$200,000
Washington College $200,000
​TOTAL $2,600,000