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CARES Act and HEERF Funds Report

Report on the Use of Funds Distributed from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)

July 14, 2020

As of Thursday, June 11, 2020, Martin Community College (MCC) has distributed $108,645 of emergency financial aid grant dollars made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). This amount equals 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act. Emergency financial aid grants were distributed to sixty-six (66) students.

June 18, 2020

As of Thursday, June 11, 2020, Martin Community College (MCC) has distributed $108,645 of emergency financial aid grant dollars made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). This amount equals 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act. Emergency financial aid grants were distributed to sixty-six (66) students.

May 20, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes a Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) that provides emergency funding to higher education. Martin Community College (MCC) has signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that MCC 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.

MCC has received $108,645 from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

As of the date of this report $0 has been distributed to students.

The estimated total number of students at MCC eligible to participate in the 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 is 261.

As of the date of this report, 0 students have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

Eligible students may self-identify that they have incurred expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Eligibility is verified by the MCC Financial Aid Office. Individual student allocations are determined by dividing MCC’s allocation ($108,645) by the number of eligible students.

All MCC students were emailed the CARES Act Application Information and instructed to apply for Emergency Financial Aid Grants using the embedded form. Student applications are due May 29, 2020.