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Cares Act

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Institutional Quarterly Reporting (scroll down to view)

HEERF II Student Grants

Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds II (HEERF II)

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) is authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260, signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020. In total, the CRRSAA authorizes $81.88 billion in support for education, in addition to the $30.75 billion expeditiously provided last spring through the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136.

On January 2, 2021, Central Coast College applied for and received HEERF II Student Grant funding in the amount of $354,249.

Students who were actively enrolled on or before February 28, 2021 were eligible for HEERF II Grant funding.  In order to receive funding, the student must have completed a HEERF II Student Certification form advising Central Coast College on how to process this funding on their behalf.  Students had two options:

Option 1 – Students could elect to have the grant award applied to their student account balance, or;

Option 2 – Students could elect to receive the grant funding in a form of a check.

A total of 301 students qualified for a HEERF II Grant in the amount of $2,100 each.  A total of 10 students elected to pay down their student account balance with the grant and 291 elected to receive the grant payment in a form of a check.

The total distribution of all funding for the CARES and HEERF II Funding is as follows:

Central Coast College as of January 5, 2022
CARES and Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds
Disclosure of Student Grants
Award Type Amount Date Received
CARES Act (HEERF I)  $     223,712.00 4/29/2020
HEERF II  $     354,249.00 2/8/2021
Total Award  $     577,961.00
Student Distribution
Source Amount of Grant # of Students Date of Distribution
Cares Act -$88,850.00 112 5/15/2020
Cares Act II -$134,859.60 108 4/25/2021
HEERF II Grant -$355,101.40 301 4/7/2021
Grand Total -$578,811.00 521

All funding from CARES and HEERF II was fully disbursed by June 30, 2021.

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting under CARES Act Section 18004(a)(1) Institutional Portion

Please click on the links below to access the Quarterly Budget and Expenditure reports for the Institutional Portion of CARES Act funds provided to Central Coast College:

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) II/III Reporting Emergency Financial Aid Grants for Students