FY23 Operating Grant to Student Support Network

The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) program, a part of the American Rescue Plan, is designed to support communities as they recover from the COVID-19 public health emergency. The School Support Network is a community-based non-profit serving low-income students and families across 15 schools in Baltimore County. Program components include:

  • Room of Support – providing free school supplies, clean clothing and physical education uniforms, winter outerwear, backpacks, non-perishable food and fresh produce, and personal care products;

  • Network Essentials Delivery - delivering food and essential items to families as needed;

  • Network Volunteer Program - supporting student programming, stocking the Room of Support, and fundraising.

Customer Service Support Session

The MSDE will provide customer service support to the School Support Network regarding the completion of the application on Thursday, June 2, 2022. During this session, MSDE personnel will provide an overview of the grant funding, the requirements, and the application process.


If you have questions about the application or the process, please contact the Program Monitor:

Program Contact 
Justin Dayhoff
Assistant State Superintendent
Division of Financial Planning, Operations, and Strategy
Maryland State Department of Education
410-767-0439 (office)  

A list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers will be posted to the MSDE website following customer service support sessions. 

When will the application be open?

June 28, 2022

Application Submission Date:

August 5, 2022, No later than 5:00 p.m. EST