HEERF Emergency Grants for Students - PNCA

Congress has passed three different spending bills that authorize payments to institutions of higher education and their students to partially offset the financial impact of COVID-19. The following table summarizes the funds awarded to PNCA under each of these three programs:

Student Relief Institution Relief FIPSE Funds Totals
HEERF I: CARES Act 228,128 228,128 0 456,256
HEERF II: CRRSAA 228,128 228,128 43,744 823,226
HEERF III: ARPA 687,178 687,178 0 1,374,356
Totals $1,143,434 $1,466,660 $43,744 $2,653,838

 

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) merged with Willamette University on June 30, 2021. All of the HEERF I & HEERF II funds had been spent by the time of the merger and were reported by June 30, 2021.

 Click here for HEERF grant disclosures for Willamette University.

 

HEERF I: CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was enacted on March 27, 2020. The Pacific Northwest College of Art received $228,128 to be awarded directly to students.

As of June 30, 2021, $228,128 of Emergency Grants have been awarded to 109 students. 178 students were eligible for these grants.

 

HEERF II: CRRSAA 

The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) was enacted on December 27, 2020. Pacific Northwest College of Art received $228,128 to be distributed directly to students.

As of June 30, 2021, $228,128 in emergency grants have been awarded to 91 students from the Student portion of the grant. 170 students were eligible for these grants. 

 

HEERF III: ARPA

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was enacted on March 11, 2021 and included a third round of HEERF funding to institutions of higher education. Pacific Northwest College of Art received $687,178 to be distributed directly to students. 564 students are eligible for these grants.

As of December 31, 2021, $299,399 has been distributed between 59 students (all from the Student Portion).

 

Summary of Funds Awarded Directly to Students

This table summarizes the total funds disbursed to students through December 31, 2021 (note: Willamette University is reported separately. Click here for more information).

Student Relief Institution Relief Total Awarded to Students
HEERF I: CARES Act 228,128 29,000 257,128
HEERF II: CRRSAA 228,128 0 228,128
HEERF III: ARPA 299,399 0 299,399
Total $755,655 $29,000 $784,655

 

 

Applications for Student Aid

As of 12/31/2021, HEERF I & II funds have been fully spent and are no longer available. Click here to learn about and apply for HEERF III ARPA grants.

Instructions, directions, guidance and the application provided to students for the University’s ongoing Emergency Fund grant program can be found here.

 

Institutional Aid Quarterly Reports

Willamette University

Student Accounts

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