CARES Act Funding Under Sections 18004(a)(1) and 18004(a)(2) –
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Report Period: 04/24/2020 thru 06/30/2020
Report Date: 07/15/2020
The University of Maine at Presque Isle received the award(s) below from the federal CARES Act passed by Congress on March 27, 2020 to cover costs associated with significant changes to the delivery of instruction due to the coronavirus on or after March 13, 2020 and in the case of funds provided by Sections 18004(a)(2)), more broadly to also address others needs directly related to the coronavirus including defraying expenses of payroll and lost revenue.
The university also previously received $305,499 to provide emergency aid directly to students for their expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus. Details about our distribution of that funding to UMPI students is available here.
|Section 18004(a)(1)||Section 18004(a)(2)|
|Total Amount Awarded||$305,499||$30,075|
|Amount Expended To-Date for Institutional Costs Associated With Significant Changes to the Delivery of Instruction Due to the Coronavirus:||$305,499||$0|
|Primary Uses of Funds (e.g. Technology, Faculty/Staff Training, Reimbursement of Room & Board Refunds, etc.)||Reimbursement of Room & Board Refunds ($305,499)||N/A|
|Amount of Institutional Relief Expended To-Date to Provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants for Eligible Students, Consistent with Section 18004(c)||N/A||$0|
* = The university has earmarked this balance for emergency financial aid grants for eligible students.
UMPI has used the funds in accordance with the CARES Act and our Certification & Agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, and maintains detailed records of all expenditures. No funds were used for payment to contractors for the provision of pre-enrollment recruitment activities, including marketing and advertising; endowments; or capital outlays associated with facilities related to athletics, sectarian instruction, or religious worship
Additionally, consistent with Section 18006 of the federal CARES Act, UMPI has retained its workforce to the extent practicable through the national public health emergency.