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Final Update 9/15/2021  With no new Covid-19 relief programs planned, this is the final update to the State Auditor's tracking of federal Covid-19 relief programs. Additional information about Covid-19 expenditures is available from the Vermont Legislative Joint Fiscal Office.

Higher Education

The U.S. Department of Education oversees the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Money from this fund was provided to higher education institutions to address the impacts of COVID-19 on higher education. This included providing grants to students whose lifes were disrupted.

Vermont higher education institutions received over $127 million through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. The graphic below shows how much each Vermont institution received.

Source:  US Department of Education Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds I, II, and III