CARES Act Report – Institutional Aid

CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Report – Institutional Aid

Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), Wor-Wic Community College received education stabilization funds designated to cover institutional costs that have a clear nexus to significant changes to the delivery of instruction due to the coronavirus. Pursuant to guidance issued by the Department of Education, we are providing information about the funds that we have received, how we have expended them, and our method used to determine eligible expenses under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

Certification

Wor-Wic Community College has signed the Recipient’s Funding Certification and Agreement to receive money from the CARES Act. It intends to use up to fifty percent of the funds received to cover any costs associated with significant changes to the delivery of instruction due to the coronavirus so long as such costs do not include payment to contractors for the provision of pre-enrollment recruitment activities, including marketing and advertising; endowments; or capital outlays associated with facilities related to athletics, sectarian instruction, or religious worship. The college may, but is not required to, use funds designated for institutional costs to provide additional emergency financial aid grants to students as defined in the CARES Act Report – Student Aid.

Funds Received and Awarded

Wor-Wic Community College received $930,447.00 from the CARES Act to expend on institutional costs and/or to designate emergency financial aid grants to students during the award period beginning May 4, 2020 and ending May 3, 2021.

Total Funds Awarded & Method to Determine Eligibility

1Q FY 2021 Report