About the American Rescue Plan​​

On March 11, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319) into law. The $1.9 trillion package, based on President Biden's American Rescue Plan, is intended to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including public health and economic impacts. 

As part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the $362 billion Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund provides local fiscal aid to support urgent COVID-19 response efforts, cover increased expenditures, replenish lost revenue and mitigate economic harm from the COVID—19 pandemic. 

The distribution of the $362 billion is allocated as follows: 

  • States Fiscal Recovery Fund ($219.8 billion)

    • States and District of Columbia: $195.3 billion

    • U.S. Territories: $4.5 billion

    • Tribal Governments: $20 billion

  • Local Fiscal Recovery Fund ($130.2 billion)

    • $65.1 billion in direct federal aid to all counties

    • $65.1 billion to cities and other non-county municipalities

  • Coronavirus Capital Projects ($10 billion)

  • Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund ($2 billion) 

Funds may cover costs from March 3, 2021 through December 24, 2024. 


​Federal Gui​dance About the Use of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund 



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