Cares Act

HEERF CARES ACT Institutional Support

Fresno State acknowledges that, on April 21, 2020, the institution signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement for the HEERF CARES ACT in the amount of $32,802,108 and that Fresno State intends to use, no less than 50% of the funds, or $16,401,054, received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. The other 50%, or $16,401,054, under Section 18004(a)(1) will be used to offset costs incurred in transition to cover any costs associated with significant changes to the delivery of instruction due to the coronavirus.

Additionally, the University received a total of $2,445,865 in additional CARES Act monies under Section 18004(a)(2) for Minority Serving Institutions. These monies can be used in essentially the same way Section 18004(a)(1) - Institutional monies are utilized.

All institutional support monies are provided as a reimbursement to previously incurred expenses as defined by the CARES Act sections noted above. Therefore, the reports provided below will only identify monies requested and received from the Department of Education. The University will continue to identify qualifying expenses and request the monies throughout the eligibility period.

The reports below indicate the uses of the monies as of the dates listed in the report. The reports also fulfill the HEERF CARES Act quarterly reporting requirement.


June 30, 2021

March 31, 2021

September 30, 2020

December 31, 2020