Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting- Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

 

  1. School Acknowledgement:
    Evergreen Valley College acknowledges that we signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement and intend to distribute 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students, and 50 percent of the funds received under Section 314(a)(1) of the CRRSAA, and 50 percent of funds received under Section 2003 (4) of the ARP.
  2. Funds Available to Students:
    Evergreen Valley College received $1,974,993 (CARES), $1,974,992 (CRRSAA), and $8,260,618 (ARP) for emergency financial aid grants. Total funds available to students was $12,210,603.
  3. Funds Distributed to Students:
    For the period 10/1/21 – 12/31/21, a total of $516,765 (CRRSAA and ARP funds) was distributed to students in emergency financial aid grants.

    As of December 31, 2021, a total of $8,064,751of emergency financial aid grants (CARES, CRRSAA, and ARP) was distributed to students.

  4. Eligible Students:
    The estimated total number of students eligible to participate is 6000.
  5. Number of Students Who Received Funding:
    For the period 10/1/21 – 12/31/21, 406 students received emergency financial aid grants (CRRSAA and ARP funds).

    As of December 31, 2021, there was a total 4722 unduplicated students who received emergency financial aid grants (CARES, CRRSAA, and ARP funds).

  6. Method(s) Used to Determine Funding:
    Evergreen Valley College utilized the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) data and a local Emergency Grant Application to determine student eligibility. These grants ranged from $500 to $2000. Awards were based on the student's enrollment status.
  7. Instructions/Announcements for Students:
    Students who are experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic should submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Cal Dream Act Application (CADAA) for the 2021-22 academic year, and select EVC as the school of attendance. At the start of the semester, the Emergency Grant Application will be available to enrolled students to apply for emergency funding for urgent basic needs. To ensure students receive the maximum amount of federal and state aid available to them, students must complete their financial aid files to be considered for emergency funding. See application below for details.

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting- Emergency Financial Aid Grants To Students: 7/1/21-9/30/21

  1. School Acknowledgement:
    Evergreen Valley College acknowledges that we signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement and intend to distribute 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students, and 50 percent of the funds received under Section 314(a)(1) of the CRRSAA.
     
  2. Funds Available to Students:
    Evergreen Valley College received the initial $1,974,992 for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students, and the second round of $1,974,992 for emergency financial aid grants, totaling $3,949,984.
     
  3. Eligible Students:
    The estimated total number of students eligible to participate in the program under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) and under Section 314(a)(1) of the CRRSAA was about 6000.
     
  4. Number of Students Who Received Funding:
    During Spring 20 and Summer 20, 1792 students received an emergency grant. In Fall 20, 1057 students have received an emergency grant under the CARES Act. During Spring 21, 2620 students reeived an emergency grant under CRRSAA.
     
  5. Method(s) Used to Determine Funding:
    Evergreen Valley College utilized the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) data and a local Emergency Grant Application to determine student eligibility. These grants ranged between $100 and $900, based on the students' level of enrollment during the primary semesters and $400 during the summer term.
     
  6. Instructions/Announcements for Students:
    Students who are experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic should submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Cal Dream App for the 2020-21 academic year, and select EVC as the school of attendance. At the start of the semester, the Emergency Grant Application will be available to enrolled students to apply for emergency funding for urgent basic needs. To ensure students receive the maximum amount of federal and state aid available to them, students must complete their financial aid files to be considered for emergency funding.  Dreamers/Undocumented and International students were not eligible for CARES Emergency Grants during the Spring and Summer 20. However, undocumented students will be eligible in Fall 20. Due to limited funding, priority will go to students continuing from Spring 20. Moving into, Fall 21 emergency funding is available to all enrolled students. See application below for details.