CRRSAA & ARP: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II & III (HEERF II & III)

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) is authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260, signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020. In total, the CRRSAA authorizes $81.88 billion in support for education, in addition to the $30.75 billion expeditiously provided last spring through the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136.

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) is authorized by the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Public Law 117-2, signed into law on March 11, 2021. The ARP authorizes $39.6 billion in support for higher education and to ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA) Public Law 116-260.

CRRSAA: STC Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Report – January 7, 2022*

CRRSAA: STI Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Report – January 7, 2022*

CRRSAA & ARP: STC Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Report – October 8, 2021 (Updated November 29, 2021)*

CRRSAA & ARP: STI Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Report – October 8, 2021 (Updated November 29, 2021)*

CRRSAA: STC Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Report – July 8, 2021*

CRRSAA: STI Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Report – July 8, 2021*

CRRSAA: STC Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Report – June 11, 2021*

CRRSAA: STI Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Report – June 11, 2021*

CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or, CARES Act, was passed by Congress on March 27th, 2020. This bill allotted $2.2 trillion to provide fast and direct economic aid to the American people negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Of that money, approximately $14 billion was given to the Office of Postsecondary Education as the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, or HEERF.

CARES Act: STC & STI Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Report – July 8, 2021*

CARES Act: STC & STI Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Report – April 9, 2021*


STC Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report – Sep. 30, 2020*

STC Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report – Sep. 30, 2020 AMENDED*

STC Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report – Dec. 31, 2020*

STC Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report – Mar. 31, 2021*

STC Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report – June 30, 2021*

STI Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report – Sept. 30, 2020*

STI Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report – Dec. 31, 2020*

*”STC” consists of the Southern Technical College campuses in Fort Myers, Tampa, and Port Charlotte; “STI” consists of the Southern Technical College campuses in Orlando, Sanford, Auburndale, and Brandon.

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