HEERF II & III
HEERF II - CRRSAA
Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriation Act
On December 27, 2020, the President of the United States signed the Coronavirus, Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 to provide emergency relief funds to organizations and individuals affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF II), found in Section 314(a)(1) of the CRRSAA Act, allows higher education institutions to use certain funds allocated by the Department of Education to support students and higher education institutions with expenses and financial needs related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
HEERF III - ARP
The American Rescue Plan
On March 11, 2021, the President of the United States signed the American Rescue Plan, Public Law 117-2 which, among other things, provided $39.6 billion in support to institutions of higher education to serve students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds are referred to as the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF III).