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Required Web-based Report for HEERF Student Aid

HEERF Student Aid Funds

The Federal Government established the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stability Act (CARES) on March 27, 2020 a portion of which, Student Aid Funds, is to be used to provide emergency assistance to students. Supplemental funds were later authorized through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA)/(HEERF II) and the American Rescue Plan (ARP)/(HEERF III) to continue support for institutions of higher education to serve students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Genesee Community College has been allocated HEERF Student Aid Funds to provide emergency grants to students experiencing financial hardship specifically due to the COVID-19 pandemic for expenses related to any component of the student’s cost of attendance and/or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus.

As a recipient of HEERF Student Aid Funds, Genesee Community College is required by the federal Education Department (ED) to report the following elements on a quarterly basis:

  1. An acknowledgement that the certification agreement was signed and returned to the federal Education Department (ED) and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, all of the Student Aid Funds to provide emergency grants to students.
  2. The total amount of HEERF Funds that the institution will receive or has received.
  3. The total amount of emergency grants distributed to students.
  4. The estimated total number of students eligible to receive an emergency grant.
  5. The total number of students who received an emergency grant.
  6. The method the institution used to determine which students will receive emergency grants and how much funding they will receive. [Awarding Methodology]

Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the emergency grants.

The above reporting elements are included within following links and/or as part of the Federal Disclosure Reporting Chart below:

Federal Disclosure Reporting Chart

Below is the combined quarterly reporting summary for the HEERF Student Aid Funds made available through CARES, CRRSAA, and the ARP satisfying the required reporting elements numbers 2, 3, and 5 listed above:

HEERF Student Aid Funds, Including Required Federal Disclosures and Voluntary Disclosures
Report Period Total amount of HEERF funds the institution will receive or has received (Combined) Total amount of Emergency Grants distributed to students (Quarterly Only) Total number of students who received an Emergency Grant (Quarterly Only) Total amount of Emergency Grants distributed to students (Cumulative) (Voluntary Disclosure) Total number of students who received an Emergency Grant (Cumulative) (Voluntary Disclosure)
Quarterly Report for March 31, 2021 Posted on 4/6/2021 $1,242,440 $0* 0* $1,242,440 1,387
Quarterly Report for June 30, 2021 Posted on 7/8/2021 $2,484,880 $1,212,320 1,124 $2,484,880 2,511
Quarterly Report for September 30, 2021 (Posted 5/6/2022) $2,484,880 $31,400 267 $31,402.50 2,778
Quarterly Report for December 31, 2021 (Posted 5/6/2022) $4,727,737.50 $2,242,857.50 1536 $2,192,757.50 4,314
Quarterly Report for March 31, 2022 (Posted 5/6/2022) $4,719,366.25 -$8,371.25 50 $21,593.75 4,364

*Click the HEERF I, II, and III links for the following required reporting elements listed above: (1) the acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement; (4) the estimated total number of students at the institution that are eligible to receive emergency grants; (6) Awarding Methodology; and (7) any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the emergency grants.

HEERF Institutional Funds

Below is the required quarterly reporting for HEERF Institutional Funds made available through CARES, CRRSAA, and the ARP:

Genesee Community College acknowledges an authorized representative of the institution has signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

Genesee Community College has received or will receive $2,484,880 from the Department of Education pursuant to the Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students. The estimated total number of eligible students to receive funds is 2,733 were eligible to receive emergency grants (methodology included in links above).

Cumulative Report (period covers 6/11/20 to 10/19/20)

Genesee Community College has distributed $1,242,440.00 under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of November 23, 2020

Genesee Community College has determined 1,609 at the institution are eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

1,387 students have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of November 23, 2020.