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We are bringing you the tools, resources and events necessary to fight back against COVID-19. Check back here for the latest in pandemic response protocols, funding options and more for your city, town or village.
OUR COMMUNITIES WILL RECEIVE
in necessary aid through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021. Learn everything you need to know about funding through ARPA.
Estimated Local Allocations in the American Rescue Plan
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Latest on the American Rescue Plan Act
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 – the latest COVID-19 stimulus package – is a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill. Within the ARPA, the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund provides $350 billion for states, municipalities, counties, tribes, and territories, including $130 billion for local governments split evenly between municipalities and counties.
NLC has developed a summary of other notable provisions relevant to municipalities and local leaders in the ARPA.
The American Rescue Plan Act
Here are two high level summaries of the bill from the 117th Congress.
Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Spending Guidance
On May 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released guidance for the Coronavirus State and Local Recovery Fund, including information about receiving funds, allocations for metropolitan cities, eligible uses, ineligible uses, and reporting requirements.
The Treasury Department plans to provide technical assistance to mitigate the administrative burden. For general questions about the Coronavirus State and Local Recovery Fund, email the Treasury at SLFRP@treasury.gov.
American Rescue Plan Implementation Questions
The American Rescue Plan Act includes unprecedented aid to local governments, including every city, town and village in America. NLC is working with the Department of the Treasury to address the details and provide guidance to municipalities, but we need your help.
Please provide any questions that you have about ARP’s direct relief to local government.
American Rescue Plan Questions and Feedback
The American Rescue Plan Act includes unprecedented aid to local governments. Congress continues to refine the estimates for allocations from the State and Local Fiscal Relief Funds.
NLC is working with the Department of the Treasury to address the details and provide guidance to municipalities, but we need your help.
Let us know if you have any questions about how much money your community can access, how to tap into aid and spending guidance by filling out our feedback form.
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