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||43,744||500,000|
|HEERF II: CRRSAA||228,128||551,354||0||779,482|
|HEERF III: ARPA||687,178||687,178||0||1,374,356|
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 were distributed 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 were disbursed 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 were eligible for these grants.
As of September 30, 2022, $687,178 in emergency grants were disbursed to 130 students from the student portion of the grant.
Summary of Funds Awarded Directly to Students
This table summarizes the total funds disbursed to students through September 30, 2022 (note: Willamette University is reported separately. Click here for more information).
|Student Relief||institutional 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||687,178||0||675,422|
Applications for Student Aid
As of September 30, 2022, all HEERF funds have been fully spent and are no longer available.
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
|Quarterly Expenditure Report||Institutional Expenditures||FIPSE Expenditures||Total Expenditures Reported|
|Quarter Ending 03/31/2021||$0||$0||$0|
|Quarter Ending 06/30/2021||551,354||0||551,354|
|Quarter Ending 09/30/2021||0||0||0|
|Quarter Ending 12/31/2021||0||0||0|
|Quarter Ending 03/31/2022||263,911||0||263,911|
|Quarter Ending 06/30/2022||0||0||0|
|Quarter Ending 09/30/2022||423,268||0||423,268|