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HEERF reporting

January 5, 2022

New River Community and Technical College (New River CTC) received an allocation from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (HEERF I) under Section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $688,982. 

New River CTC returned to the Department of Education the signed Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. 

Approximately 834 New River CTC students were eligible to participate in programs 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) of the CARES Act, and 611 New River CTC students have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act. As of September 30, 2020, $347,563 has been distributed to New River CTC students.  

As of September 30, 2020, $347,563 had been distributed to New River CTC students. We have had no additional student distribution since the September 30, 2021 reporting.   

New River CTC received an allocation on March 19, 2021, from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), 2021 (HEERF II), under section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $1,567,267. 

New River CTC returned to the Department of Education the signed Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than $344,491 of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) of CRRSAA to provide financial aid grants to students. 

As of June 30, 2021, we have received $344,491. We have issued $344,650 to New River CTC students. An estimated 800 students were eligible to participate in the program, and 800 students have received student financial aid grants. We have had no additional student distribution since the September 30, 2021.  
 
New River CTC received an allocation on June 10, 2021, and June 11, 2021, from the “American Rescue Plan Act” (ARPA), (HEERF III) section 314(a)(1) in the amount of $2,597,878. 

New River CTC returned to the Department of Education the signed Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than $1,410,252 of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) of CRRSAA to provide financial aid grants to students. 

 As of December 31, 2021 we have received $1,410,252 for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.  As of December 31, 2021, $1,412,000 has been distributed to New River CTC students. An estimated 809 students were eligible to receive funds with 802 receiving funds. 

Student ARPA Eligibility 
High-need is defined as any eligible student in any tier who received Pell, WIOA, or TAA assistance as of 11/12/21. It also includes any Workforce student who paid out of pocket.

December 10, 2021 – Student notification  

Dear ,

As a New River Community and Technical College student during the fall 2021 semester, you will receive [insert amount] in emergency grant funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, under section 314(a)(1). The allocation of emergency grant funds was determined based on credit hours and financial need, with those who have record of financial need receiving an additional amount. 

New River CTC will begin distributing funds on Dec. 13, 2021. If you have previously signed up for direct deposit, we will deposit the funds into your account. If you have not signed up for direct deposit, we will mail a check to the address we have on file for you. 

To be eligible to receive grant funds through ARPA, a student must have been enrolled at New River CTC on Nov. 12, 2021, as a first-time freshman, returning student, transfer student, or in a workforce education program. 

Thank you, 
New River Community and Technical College 
Business Office 

Methodology for student fund distribution can be found in the links below: 

CARES (HEERF I) 

CRRSAA (HEERF II) 

New River CTC’s Quarterly Report provides detailed information on the College’s institutional CARES (HEERF I), CRRSAA (HEERF II) and ARPA (HEERF III) fund spending. 

HEERF I, II, & III Institutional Reporting for quarter ended September 30, 2021 (03960300_HEERF_Q32021_12082021.pdf) 

HEERF I, II, & III Institutional Reporting for quarter ended December 31, 2021 (03960300_HEERF_Q42021_010422.pdf)

Information on reporting and communication to students prior to September 30, 2021 can be found through the links below: 

CARES (HEERF I) reporting 

CRRSAA (HEERF II) reporting 

ARPA (HEERF III) reporting 

*The information provided regarding HEERF funding is based on the latest guidance available from the Department of Education. However, the Department of Education sets the criteria for distribution of HEERF funding, and the College will update and follow this guidance as the information becomes available. 

October 8, 2021

New River Community and Technical College (New River CTC) received an allocation from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (HEERF I) under Section 18004(a)(1) in the amount of $688,982.

New River CTC returned to the Department of Education the signed Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

Approximately 834 New River CTC students were eligible to participate in programs 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) of the CARES Act, and 611 New River CTC students have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act. 

As of September 30, 2020, $347,563 had been distributed to New River CTC students.

New River CTC received an allocation on March 19, 2021, from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), 2021 (HEERF II), under section 314(a)(1) in the amount of $1,567,267.

New River CTC returned to the Department of Education the signed Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than $344,491 of the funds received under section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA to provide financial aid grants to students.

As of June 30, 2021, we have received $344,491. We have issued $344,650 to New River CTC students. An estimated 800 students were eligible to participate in the program, and 800 students have received student financial aid grants.

New River CTC received an allocation on June 10, 2021, and June 11, 2021, from the “American Rescue Plan Act” (ARPA), (HEERF III) section 314(a)(1) in the amount of $2,597,878.

New River CTC returned to the Department of Education the signed Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than $1,410,252 of the funds received under section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA to provide financial aid grants to students.

As of September 30, 2021, no additional allocations have been made of CARES or CRSSAA funds, and $0 ARPA funds have been distributed to New River CTC students. An estimated 850 students are eligible to participate in the program.

Methodology for student fund distribution can be found in the links below:

CARES (HEERF I)

CRRSAA (HEERF II)

New River CTC’s Quarterly Report provides detailed information on the College’s institutional CARES (HEERF I), CRRSAA (HEERF II) and ARPA (HEERF III) fund spending.

HEERF I, II, & III Institutional Reporting for quarter ended September 30, 2021 (03960300_HEERF_Q32021_12082021.pdf)

Information on reporting and communication to students prior to September 30, 2021 can be found through the links below:

CARES (HEERF I) reporting

CRRSAA (HEERF II) reporting

ARPA (HEERF III) reporting

*The information provided regarding HEERF funding is based on the latest guidance available from the Department of Education. However, the Department of Education sets the criteria for distribution of HEERF funding, and the College will update and follow this guidance as the information becomes available.