Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF I, II, III), established and initially funded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and followed by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), and the American Rescue Plan (ARP) provides funding to institutions of higher education “to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus.”

Frederick Community College (FCC) provides periodic spending reports for 1) The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund - Student Aid and 2) The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-Institutional Portion. Reporting periods follow regular intervals and formats determined by the United States Federal Government. Beginning April 1, 2022, all Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund spending will be presented in one combined quarterly report.

This page describes the use of HEERF funds received by Frederick Community College under Award Number P425E202788 and PF425F203687.

 


 

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for all HEERF I, II, and III grant funds

 

Institution Name:  Frederick Community College    Date of Report: 8/17/2022   
Covering Quarter Ending:  6/30/2022

Total Amount of Institutional Funds Awarded: Section (a)(1) Institutional Portion:   $7,802,673.00  Section (a)(2):  $0  Section (a)(3):  $0  
Total Amount of Student Funds Awarded: Section (a)(1) Student Portion:   $5,631,218.00  Section (a)(2):  $0  Section (a)(3):  $0  

1) Please provide a link to your annual report located on the ESF transparency portal so the public can review the full details of your HEERF grant usage over the last calendar year, including methodologies used to award HEERF funds to students, academic success of HEERF recipients, and other details: 
https://covid-relief-data.ed.gov/profile/entity/196916266

2) What percentage of students received emergency grants and how much did students receive by student type and fund type?
    a) How much of your HEERF student funds remain left to be disbursed at the end of the reporting period?   0   

    b) Complete the following table.

 

Emergency Financial Aid Grants Awarded to Students this quarter: report only disbursements related to Emergency Financial Aid Grants
including using those grants to satisfy outstanding accounts. Any disbursements unrelated to Emergency Financial Aid Grants should not be included in the reported expenditures
    Total students Undergraduates Graduates
Number of HEERF Student Recipients – Emergency Grants to Students How many students received HEERF emergency financial aid grants using (a)(1) Student Aid
Portion?
662 662 0
How many students received HEERF emergency financial aid 0 0 0
  grants using (a)(1) Institutional      
  Portion?      
HEERF (a)(1) What was the amount      
Student Aid Portion
Amount Disbursed
disbursed directly to
students as Emergency
Financial Aid Grants this quarter?
$ 411,951.20 $ 411,951.20 $ 0.00
  What was the amount      
  disbursed directly to
students as Emergency
Financial Aid Grants to date using HEERF?
 
$ 5,631,213.00
 
$ 5,631,213.00
$ 0.00
  What was the amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants applied to satisfy student’s outstanding account balance upon receiving affirmative written consent from students to do so? If funds were not used for this purpose, report $0.
Include only amounts that benefited students who did directly receive Emergency Financial Aid
Grants.
 
 
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
HEERF (a)(1)
Institutional Portion Amount Disbursed
What was the amount disbursed directly to students as Emergency Financial Aid Grants?  
$ 22,248.80
 
$ 22,248.80
 
$ 0.00
What was the amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants applied to satisfy student’s outstanding account balances? If funds were not used for this purpose, report $0. Include only amounts that benefited students who did directly receive Emergency Financial Aid
Grants.
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
HEERF (a)(2) Amount Disbursed (HBCUs, TCCUs, MSIs, and SIP) What was the amount disbursed directly to students as Emergency Financial Aid Grants?
If funds were not used for this purpose, report $0.
 
 
$ 0.00
 
$ 0.00
 
$ 0.00
  What was the amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants applied to satisfy student’s outstanding account balances? If funds were not used for this purpose, report $0. Include only amounts that benefited students who did directly receive Emergency Financial Aid
Grants.
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
HEERF (a)(3) Amount Disbursed (FIPSE & SAIHE & SSARP)3 What was the amount disbursed directly to students as Emergency Financial Aid Grants? If funds were not used for this
purpose, report $0.
 
$ 0.00
 
$ 0.00
 
 
$ 0.00
What was the amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants applied to satisfy student’s outstanding account balances? If funds were not used for this purpose, report $0. Include only amounts that benefited students who did directly receive Emergency Financial Aid
Grants.
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
 
 
 
 
$ 0.00
 
 
HEERF (a)(4)
Amount Disbursed (Proprietary Institutions Grant Funds for Students)
What was the amount disbursed directly to students as Emergency Financial Aid Grants?
If funds were not used for this purpose, report $0.
 
$ 0.00
 
$ 0.00
 
$ 0.00
What was the amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants
applied to satisfy student’s outstanding account balance
 
$ 0.00
 
$ 0.00
 
$ 0.00
  upon receiving affirmative written consent from students to do so? If funds were not used
for this purpose, report $0.
     
HEERF Amount of Grants Disbursed What was the amount of grants disbursed to students through
all HEERF funds?
 
$ 434,200.00
 
$ 434,200.00
 
$ 0.00
Average HEERF Amount Awarded Among students who received HEERF emergency financial aid grants, what was the average
award amount per student?
 
$ 639.47
 
$ 639.47
 
$ 0.00

3) Institutional expenditures
  1. Has your institution designated HEERF program funds for a specific purpose or budget objective in future quarters (for example, operation and maintenance of plant, academic programs, residential programs, future institutional aid)?  No   
     
    1. If no, are HEERF program funds being held in the institution’s general fund for use as needed?   No   
      1.1. If no HEERF program funds are being held in the institution’s general fund, explain your institution’s approach (1,000 characters maximum):
      We have a plan to spend the remaining funds. Funds will be used to complete in progress projects, and potentially recoup lost revenue.

    2. If yes, provide the amount designated for a specific purpose or budget objective by calendar year and HEERF program fund:
       
      HEERF program fund Calendar year 2022 Calendar year 2023 Calendar year 2024
      (a)(1) Institutional Portion $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
      (a)(2) HBCUs, TCCUs, MSIs, SIP $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
      (a)(3) FIPSE, SAIHE, and SSARP $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00

  2. Provide the total amount of HEERF funds expended during the reporting period on each of the following categories:
     
    Category Amount in (a)(1) institutional dollars Amount in (a)(2)
    dollars, if applicable
    Amount in (a)(3)
    dollars, if applicable
    Explanatory Notes
    Providing additional emergency financial aid grants to students. $ 22,248.80 $ 0.00 $ 0.00  
    Covering student outstanding account balances for costs such as debt forgiveness, room, board, tuition, or fees.  
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    Indirect cost recovery/facilities and administrative costs charged on the grants. $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00  
    Covering the cost of providing additional technology hardware to
    students, such as laptops or tablets, or covering the added cost of technology fees.
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    Providing or subsidizing the costs of high-speed internet to students or faculty to transition to an online environment. $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00  
    Subsidizing off-campus housing costs due to dormitory closures or decisions to limit housing to one student per room; subsidizing housing costs to reduce housing density; paying for hotels or other off-campus housing for students who need to be isolated; paying travel expenses for students who need to leave campus
    early due to coronavirus infections or campus interruptions.
     
     
    $ 0.00
     
     
    $ 0.00
     
     
    $ 0.00
     
    Subsidizing food service to reduce density in eating facilities, to
    provide pre-packaged meals, or to add hours to food service operations to accommodate social distancing.
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    Costs related to operating additional class sections to enable
    social distancing, such as those for hiring more instructors and increasing campus hours of operations.
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    Purchasing, leasing, or renting additional instructional equipment and supplies (such as laboratory equipment or computers) to reduce the number of students sharing equipment or supplies
    during a single class period and to provide time for disinfection between uses.
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    Purchasing faculty and staff training in online instruction; or
    paying additional funds to staff who are providing training in addition to their regular job responsibilities.
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
     
    Construction, renovation, and real property.   $ 0.00    
    Purchasing, leasing, or renting additional equipment or software to enable distance learning, or upgrading campus wi-fi access or
    extending open networks to parking lots or public spaces, etc.
     
    $ 175,656.14
     
    $ 0.00
     
    $ 0.00
    Upgrade to campus Wi-fi and cameras, hardware and software to support the delivery of student support services and instruction
    Implementing evidence-based practices to monitor and suppress coronavirus in accordance with public health guidelines. $ 26,656.27 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 PPE, cleaning, disinfecting supplies and COVID testing
    Providing or subsidizing mental health resources for students who   are experiencing additional mental health needs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as increasing the supply, diversity, and cultural competency of mental health providers; connecting students to care; and investing in community services and creating a culture of wellness and support. $0.00 $0.00 $0.00  
    Conducting direct outreach to financial aid applicants about the opportunity to receive a financial aid adjustment due to the recent unemployment of a family member or independent student, or other circumstances, described in section 479A of the Higher Education Act of 1965. $236.17 $0.00 $0.00 Postcards. Outreach to Financial Aid applicants.
    Replacing lost revenue from all sources. $196,369.76 $0.00 $0.00 Student debt relief
    Other Uses of (a)(1) Institutional Portion funds. $162,113.50 $0.00 $0.00 Personnel, health sciences, clinical stimulation and other miscellaneous
    Quarterly Expenditures for Each Program $583.280.64 $0.00 $0.00  
    Total of Quarterly Expenditures $583,280.64

  3. Estimate how much of the lost revenue reported above came from each of the following sources (if applicable):
     
    Source of Lost Revenue Estimated Amount Explanatory Notes
    Academic sources $ 0.00  
    Unpaid student accounts receivable or other student account debts (including tuition, fees, and institutional charges)  
    $ 196,369.76
     
    Room and board $ 0.00  
    Enrollment declines, including reduced tuition, fees, and institutional charges $ 0.00  
    Supported research $ 0.00  
    Summer terms and camps $ 0.00  
    Auxiliary services sources $ 0.00  
    Cancelled ancillary events $ 0.00  
    Disruption of food service $ 0.00  
    Dormitory services $ 0.00  
    Childcare services $ 0.00  
    Use of facilities or venues, including external events such as weddings, receptions, or conferences (other than facilities associated with sectarian instruction or religious worship)  
    $ 0.00
     
    Bookstore revenue $ 0.00  
    Parking revenue $ 0.00  
    Lease revenue $ 0.00  
    Royalties $ 0.00  
    Other operating revenue $ 0.00  
    Total (a)(1) funds $ 196,369.76  
    Total (a)(2) funds $ 0.00  
    Total (a)(3) funds $ 0.00  
    TOTAL HEERF $ 196,369.76  

 

Archived Reports

Report for the Period ending June 30, 2022

 






Students

Archived Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund - Student Aid Reports

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-Student Aid funding has been provided to institutions for use as emergency financial aid grants to students whose lives have been disrupted, many of whom are facing financial challenges and struggling to make ends meet.
 

 

 

Jefferson Hall

Archived Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-Institutional Reports

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund – Institutional Portion funding is available so that institutions of higher education can serve students and help them continue to learn during this unprecedented time.