On Monday, May 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Treasury released its spending guidelines on the State & Local Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund, part of the American Rescue Plan Act.
This bill includes $65.1 billion in direct, flexible aid to every county in America, as well as other crucial investments in local communities.
Included in the guidance is the flexibility to use Recovery Funds to invest in broadband infrastructure, services and programs to contain and mitigate the spread of COVID-19, including capital investments in public facilities, investments in housing and neighborhoods and other guidance counties advocated for.
Access the U.S. Treasury webpage on the Coronavirus State & Local Fiscal Recovery Fund, find the latest resources and access the Recovery Fund Certification Guidelines at this link.
The U.S. Treasury also opened the new portal that counties must complete to receive Fiscal Recovery Funds.
A Quick Reference Fact Sheet is also provided for your convenience.
For more information, details and links, please visit our Federal COVID-19 Resources webpage.