Basic Needs

Request Assistance

There are several types of assistance you may be eligible for. Please review the information below to determine what type of application you should complete. If you have questions about either of these grants please contact basicneeds@cpp.edu

Assistance Application Forms

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act - Emergency Grant

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress and signed into law to provide economic relief from COVID-19. One section of the CARES Act established the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) and provided money for emergency financial aid grants to students for expenses related to the pandemic. Limited funds are available.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Experiencing unexpected financial hardship related to COVID-19
  • Currently enrolled in the Fall 2020 semester
  • Filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form for 2019-20
  • Are part-time or full-time students
  • Are U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Newly admitted students may apply however, students enrolled in the Spring 2020 semester will receive priority

Please review the criteria carefully to ensure that you meet eligibility for this grant. If you do not meet the eligibility criteria for this grant, please consider the Broncos Care Basic Needs Grant (card to the right)

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Broncos Care Basic Needs Assistance Application

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Not eligible for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act - Emergency Grant.
  • Be an enrolled student during the current academic year. Students in “active status” enrolling in the upcoming semester may be considered.
  • Ability to demonstrate urgent financial need with supporting documentation
  • Experiencing an unforeseen emergency/crisis that impacts student success such as:
    • Displacement/homeless: living in your car, living in motel/hotel, shelter, streets or temporarily staying with friends or family
    • An uninsured medical or dental emergency
    • Victim of a crime or accident
  • Committed to working on an action plan with the Broncos Care Basic Needs Program Care Services Coordinator

For more information about this emergency grant click here