Learning Renewal

Learning Renewal is an initiative from the Office of Governor JB Pritzker to provide education funding through the American Rescue Plan Act to address unprecedented interruptions to classroom learning and development.

The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) has been provided with $9,850,000 in federal Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Funds (GEERF) II funding to distribute to the community college system in order implement key aspects of the P-20 Council Learning Renewal Resource Guide.

The funding period is for FY2022, July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. Subject to appropriation authority, the ICCB reserves the right to extend this grant through June 30, 2023. Plans with budget are due EOD Thursday, September 30, 2021. ICCB may require colleges to revise their plan as appropriate.

The primary contact for the grant is Jeff Newell, Deputy Director for Strategic Initiatives, jeff.newell@illinois.gov, (217) 558-2066. Colleges may reach out to him with questions.

Templates for the plan and budget are below.

Learning Renewal Plan

GATA Budget