HEERF Reports: CARES Act, CRRSA Act, and ARPA Allocations

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was enacted into law as a $2 trillion national economic rescue package, with approximately $14 billion of the overall funding reserved for students and higher education institutions through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). The College received funding under the CARES Act for both student and institutional emergency relief.  Additional HEERF funding allocations were granted to Bates College under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

The following reports describe how the HEERF grant funds were expended: