Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting

Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

In accordance with reporting requirements by the US Department of Education, the following information is provided to describe the use of funds distributed to North Florida College (College) under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs.  This information will be updated quarterly.

  1. As required by the CARES Act, in May 2020, North Florida College signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement. The CRRSAA and ARP grant funds were received as supplements to that certification and agreement and by drawing down the funds, NFC agreed to the supplemental assurance that the institution has used the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

  2. North Florida College has received (was awarded) $2,053,213 from the Department pursuant to the institution's supplemental Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs.

  3. North Florida College distributed $247,439 of Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs during the quarter ending June 30, 2021.  North Florida College distributed $247,439 in total CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) program funds as of June 30, 2021.

  4. For the Spring 2021 semester, there were approximately 440 students eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs, using the criteria established for this semester.

  5. For the quarter ending June 30, 2021, 273 students received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs.  273 students in total have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) program funds as of June 30, 2021.

  6. For the Spring 2021 semester, to determine which students received Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs, North Florida College used the following methodology: 
    • To be eligible, students must be Pell-eligible, or otherwise document exceptional need.
    • The amounts of the Emergency Financial Aid Grants were tiered based on individual socioeconomic circumstances, as documented by the student’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) on the FAFSA, as follows:
      • EFC $0-$1,999: $100 per credit hour
      • EFC $2,000-$5,999: $75 per credit hour
      • EFC $6,000 and above: $50 per credit hour
      • Otherwise documented exceptional need: $50 per credit hour

  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

Examples of instructions, directions, and guidance include:

  • Letter provided to recipients - PDF File
  • E-mail to students on availability - PDF File
  • Facebook posting/social media - PDF File
  • Website posting - PDF File

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for HEERF I, II and III (1) Institutional Portion, (a)(2) and (a)(3)