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CRRSAA Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Simulation
1/7/2021Simulated distribution of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund provided by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021, the pandemic relief bill signed into law in December 2020.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Financial Aid
Type:
Bill Summary
Methodology for the CRRSAA Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Simulation
1/7/2021How we modeled the simulated distribution of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund provided by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Financial Aid; Federal Budget and Appropriations
Type:
Bill Summary
Summary of the Higher Education Provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021
1/7/2021High-level summary of the higher education provisions in the latest COVID-19 emergency relief bill, including the a breakdown of the $22.7 billion in emergency assistance for higher education institutions and students.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Financial Aid; Taxation and Finance
Type:
Bill Summary
Letter to Congress in Support of the SAFE TO WORK Act
12/8/2020ACE and the higher education community urge congressional leaders to include the SAFE TO WORK Act in the next COVID-19 relief package to provide limited liability protections during the pandemic.
Topic(s):
Campus Issues; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Crisis Management; Law and Courts
Type:
Letters and Comments
Letter to Congressional Leaders on COVID-19 Relief for Higher Education
12/2/2020The CARES Act was vital to keeping students enrolled and colleges running in the spring. But the scope of the financial duress has grown, and coleges and universities now have at least $120 billion in new expenses and lost revenue.
Topic(s):
Campus Issues; Budget; Crisis Management; Federal Budget and Appropriations
Type:
Letters and Comments
Comments on the Small Business Administration's Loan Necessity Questionnaire
11/25/2020ACE and 41 other higher education associations submitted these comments expressing concern about some of the questions on the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Necessity Questionnaire and their potential impact on nonprofit higher education institutions.
Topic(s):
Budget; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Crisis Management
Type:
Letters and Comments
Higher Education Priorities in the Next COVID-19 Supplemental Spending Bill
10/27/2020Congress should provide a minimum of $120 billion for colleges and universities in the next supplemental spending bill to cover the costs of reopening, lost revenue, and emergency financial aid for students.
Topic(s):
Federal Budget and Appropriations; Budget; Financial Aid; Crisis Management
Type:
Bill Summary
The Need for Federal Relief for Colleges and Universities During COVID-19
10/26/2020Since the start of the pandemic, colleges and universities and their students have been overwhelmed by a unique combination of factors. To stave off catastrophic consequences, at least $120 billion in new federal support is needed immediately.
Topic(s):
Budget; Campus Issues; Federal Budget and Appropriations
Type:
Issue Brief
Request to Congress for Emergency Funding for Higher Education
10/19/2020Letter to congressional leaders requesting at least $120 billion in new federal support for students and colleges and universities in the next COVID-19 supplemental spending bill.
Topic(s):
Federal Budget and Appropriations; Financial Aid; Crisis Management
Type:
Letters and Comments
Request to Extend Administrative Flexibility for Research Grants During the Pandemic
10/1/2020Letter to the Office of Management and Budget requesting an extension of the administrative and fiscal flexibilities for research universities and other research entities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Topic(s):
Federal Budget and Appropriations; Research; Research Funding
Type:
Letters and Comments
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