Federal CARES Act

City College of San Francisco has been certified by the Department of Education to use no less than 50% of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

Federal CARES Act emergency funding for students:

Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides $7,009,874 million to the City College of San Francisco. The District used $3,504,719 of these funds to provide direct emergency cash grants to our students to assist with expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, healthcare, and childcare. Eligible students received a notification letter with detailed information on the amount awarded to them based on their units of enrollment.

The final quarterly posting is the final report that covers all remaining HEERF fund expenditures for Section 18004(a)(1) Student Portion funds.

Students eligibility requirements for the grant:

  • Must be enrolled at least ½ time
  • Must be eligible to receive Federal Financial Aid
  • Must have a completed FAFSA and demonstrate an unmet need
  • Must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

HEERF II Funding

The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA Act) required student spending of 50% of an institution's allotment to go towards emergency financial aid grants to students. The institution was allocated $3,504,937 for the Student Portion of the funding. An additional estimated $4,150,120.00 of the Institutional Portion was allocated to the Student Portion to provide additional grants to our students.

As of March 1, 2021, the total amount of funds CCSF disbursed under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund to help students cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operation was $3,572,868.49. A total of 4,254 students were awarded.

As of March 15, 2021, the total amount of funds CCSF disbursed under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund to help students cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operation was $3,616,308.49. An additional 55 students were awarded bringing the total awarded to 4,309.

As of May 3, 2021, the total amount of funds CCSF disbursed under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund to help students cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operation was $3,624,607.49 bringing the total allocated amount to $7,412,967.49.