Emergency Grants - Federal

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), includes:

  • Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act
  • Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA)
  • American Rescue Plan (ARP)

Clovis Community College has received $8,877,682 in HEERF funds to be provided directly to our enrolled students. As of July 7, 2022, a total of $8,452,950 has been distributed to 11,803 students.

Clovis Community College signed and returned the Certification and Agreement form 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 HEERF grants to students.

Clovis Community College has received funding from each authorized allocation of HEERF.

Allocation Student Portion Institutional Portion
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) $1,435,492 $1,435,492
Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) $1,435,492 $5,516,016
American Rescue Plan (ARP) $6,006,698 $5,793,734
$8,877,682 $12,745,242
Total HEERF Clovis Community College Received $21,622,924

Criteria for Funding

The minimum eligibility requirement to be considered - a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) with a calculated result, an Expected Family Contribution (EFC), on file and location determined as Clovis at time of disbursement.

The students’ established level of need is utilized to provide a greater amount of funding and higher awards to those with a high level of established need as measured by the EFC.

Based on the students’ eligibility to receive aid and tiered by their established level of need and enrollment status.

Funding Tiers:

  • By enrollment status:
    • Full-Time (at least 12 units, and more)
    • 3/4 of the time (9-11.5 units)
    • Half-Time (6-8.5 units)
    • Less-Than-Half-Time (less than 6 units)
  • By established level of need as measured by EFC:
    • Receiving Pell
    • Pell-eligible EFC 
    • EFC (Up to 23,000)

No. It is not too late to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) for 2022-2023. Visit our Apply for Financial Aid webpage.

Students who have direct deposit set-up will have funds deposited into their bank account. If direct deposit has not been set up a paper check will be mailed to the address on record with the college as reflected on Self-Service.

Award amounts vary depending on the eligible students:

  • Level of need
  • Receipt of need-based aid
  • Enrollment status

Awards have ranged from $50 to $1,400.