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Funding Summary

In response to the national state of emergency declared on March 13, 2020, on March 27, 2020, the president signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, in order to address urgent financial needs created by the coronavirus pandemic.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has directly received funds from three CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund programs: 1) Student Aid ($1,752,466) received on April 23, 2020; Institutional Funds ($1,752,465) received on May 06, 2020; and Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) Funds ($172,633 with a $2,057 supplement) received on May 29, 2020. Data regarding funds received and spent is below.
 

CARES Act Institutional Funding Summary

(Award # P425F201365; application submitted April 23, 2020, funds awarded May 06, 2020)
  1. Amount of funds received: $1,752,465
  2. Amount of funds expended as of March 31, 2021:
    • ​​Expended: #1,291,979
  3. Activities/Items covered:
    • $1,038,653 – Providing reimbursements for tuition, housing, room and board, or other fee refunds
    • $7,686 - Covering the cost of providing additional technology hardware to students, such as laptops or tablets, or covering the added cost of technology fees
    • $16,480 - Providing or subsidizing the costs of high‐speed internet to students or faculty to transition to an online environment.
    • $17,792 - Subsidizing off‐campus housing costs due to dormitory closures or decisions to limit housing to one student per room; subsidizing housing costs to reduce housing density; paying for hotels or other off‐campus housing for students who need to be isolated; paying travel expenses for students who need to leave campus early due to coronavirus infections or campus interruptions.
    • $2,510 – Subsidizing food service to reduce density in eating facilities, to provide pre‐packaged meals, or to add hours to food service operations to accommodate social distancing.
    • $138,012 - Campus safety and operations.
    • $1,886 - Purchasing, leasing, or renting additional instructional equipment and supplies (such as laboratory equipment or computers) to reduce the number of students sharing equipment or supplies during a single class period and to provide time for disinfection between uses.
    • $40,409 - Purchasing, leasing, or renting additional equipment or software to enable distance learning, or upgrading campus wi‐fi access or extending open networks to parking lots or public spaces, etc.
    • $28,551 - Other Uses of (a)(1) Institutional Portion funds (Cost of flights for students that were studying abroad to return to Green Bay in March 2020; Touchless ticket scanners for theater)
    • Number of jobs created: not applicable
  4. Number of subcontracts/subgrants: none

(Recipient State Director: SuAnn Detampel (920) 465-2302; detampes@uwgb.edu)
(Education Program Contact: Ashley Y Hillary (202) 453-7880; ashley.hillary@ed.gov)


CARES Act Strengthening Institutions Programs (SIP) Funding Summary

(Award # P425M200148; application submitted May 04, 2020, funds awarded May 29, 2020)
  1. Amount of funds received: $174,690
  2. Amount of funds expended: $174,690 (all funds awarded)
  3. Activities/Items covered:
    • $174,290 – Providing additional emergency financial aid grants to students
    • Number of jobs created: not applicable
  4. Number of subcontracts/subgrants: none
(Recipient State Director:  SuAnn Detampel (920) 465-2302; detampes@uwgb.edu)
(Education Program Contact:  Don H Crews (202) 502-7574; don.crews@ed.gov)


Student Aid CARES Act Funding Summary

(Award # P425E200542; application submitted April 13, 2020, funds awarded April 23, 2020)
  1. Amount of funds received: $1,752,466
  2. Amount of funds expended:  $1,752,466 (all funds awarded)
  3. Activities/Items covered (Emergency Grants to Students):
    • 1,360 applications received and 1,339 batch awards, totaling 2,699
    • 865 applications approved and 1,339 batch awards, totaling 2,204
    • 725 individual students receiving funds and an additional 1,294 students receiving batch awards, totaling 2,019 individual students receiving support
    • Number of jobs created: not applicable
  4. Number of subcontracts/subgrants: none
(Recipient State Director:  Jennifer Jones (920) 465-2165; jonesj@uwgb.edu)
(Education Program Contact:  Megan C Singleton (202) 453-7265; megan.singleton@ed.gov)