The MMA has gathered here a wide range of resources related to the three key federal pandemic-related funding streams:

• ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund)
• CARES Act (Coronavirus Relief Fund – Municipal Program)
• FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Program)

Here are the primary state and federal web portals for these programs:
Federal Funds Office, Executive Office for Administration and Finance
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Resources

BACKGROUND | ARPA | TREASURY | JULY 14, 2021
Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Frequently Asked Questions

GUIDANCE | ARPA | DLS | JUNE 28, 2021
Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund – Revenue Loss bulletin

WEBINAR | ARPA | NLC | JUNE 25, 2021
ARPA Fiscal Recovery Funds Update: Reporting Requirements

ALLOCATIONS | ARPA | DLS | JUNE 25, 2021
Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund – Distribution by Municipality tool

WEBINAR | ARPA | MMA | JUNE 24, 2021
MMCA discusses uses of ARPA funds

NEWS | ARPA | MMA | JUNE 21, 2021
Treasury releases ARPA compliance guidance, schedules series of webinars

GUIDANCE | ARPA | TREASURY | JUNE 17, 2021
Compliance and Reporting Guidance – State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

WEBINAR | ARPA CARES | A&F  DLS | JUNE 10, 2021
MMA hosts webinar on CARES extension and ARPA process

NEWS | ARPA | MMA | JUNE 2, 2021
Treasury’s ARPA guidance provides flexibility, focus on equity

GUIDANCE | CARES | A&F | JUNE 1, 2021
Memorandum: Deadline Extension for the Coronavirus Relief Fund – Municipal Program

NEWS | CARES | MMA | JUNE 1, 2021
State extends deadline for Coronavirus Relief Fund Municipal Program

ALLOCATIONS | ARPA | A&F | JUNE 1, 2021
Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Allocations by Municipality

GUIDANCE | ARPA | A&F | JUNE 1, 2021
Steps required for non-entitlement units of government to receive allocations through Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund

GUIDANCE | ARPA | A&F | JUNE 1, 2021
Applying for Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (CLFRF) Funding – Federal Funds Office Memo

ALLOCATIONS | ARPA | A&F | JUNE 1, 2021
Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Payment Request Form for Non-entitlement Units of Local Government

GUIDANCE | ARPA | DLS | JUNE 1, 2021
Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds – Revenue Loss Preliminary Guidance

BACKGROUND | CARES | A&F | JUNE 1, 2021
CARES Act for Municipal Government information portal

ALLOCATIONS | ARPA | TREASURY | MAY 25, 2021
Populations and Allocation amounts for Non-Entitlement Communities of Massachusetts

ALLOCATIONS | ARPA | TREASURY | MAY 25, 2021
Award Terms and Conditions for Non-entitlement Units of Local Government

BACKGROUND | ARPA | TREASURY | MAY 24, 2021
List of 313 Non-Entitlement Communities of Massachusetts

WEBINAR | ARPA | NLC | MAY 20, 2021
NLC, state officials explain Treasury’s ARPA guidance

GUIDANCE | ARPA | A&F | MAY 19, 2021
How to Apply Directly to U.S. Treasury for Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

GUIDANCE | FEMA | FEMA | MAY 12, 2021
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

BACKGROUND | ARPA | NLC | MAY 11, 2021
ARPA Local Relief Frequently Asked Questions

BACKGROUND | ARPA | A&F | MAY 11, 2021
American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Guidance Briefing

BACKGROUND | ARPA | TREASURY | MAY 10, 2O21
Interim Final Rule to implement the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund and the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund

BACKGROUND | ARPA | TREASURY | MAY 10, 2021
Quick Reference Guide: Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

BACKGROUND | ARPA | TREASURY | MAY 10, 2021
Fact Sheet: Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

BACKGROUND | FEMA | FEMA | MAY 5, 2021
COVID-19 Food and Nutrition Resource Roadmap

GUIDANCE | CARES | A&F | APRIL 28, 2021
CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund – Municipal Program (CvRF-MP) Comprehensive Program Guidance

BACKGROUND | FEMA | FEMA | APRIL 27, 2021
FEMA Public Assistance Program main web page

NEWS | ARPA | MMA | APRIL 21, 2021
ARPA includes numerous funding streams in addition to direct local aid

WEBINAR | ARPA | NLC | APRIL 21, 2021
NLC panel explores range of ARPA funding streams

NEWS | ARPA | MMA | APRIL 16, 2021
Treasury lays out steps local governments need to take to prepare for ARPA grants

GUIDANCE | ARPA CARES | DLS | APRIL 14, 2021
COVID-Related Federal Funds Summary by Municipality and LEA

GUIDANCE | FEMA | FEMA | APRIL 5, 2021
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Safe Opening and Operation Work Eligible for Public Assistance (Interim)

BACKGROUND | ARPA | NLC | APRIL 5, 2021
Local Recovery: Five Principles for ARPA Implementation

BACKGROUND | ARPA | A&F | MARCH 24, 2021
American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: March Primer

NEWS | ARPA | MMA | MARCH 12, 2021
MMA provides analysis of municipal aid expected from American Rescue Plan

BACKGROUND | ARPA | NLC | MARCH 2021
American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Summary of Provisions

BACKGROUND | ARPA | CONGRESS | MARCH 11, 2021
H.R.1319 – American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

BACKGROUND | ARPA | CONGRESS | MARCH 6, 2021
American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Fact Sheet

BACKGROUND | ARPA | CONGRESS | MARCH 6, 2021
Title-By-Title Summary of the American Rescue Plan

WEBINAR | CARES  FEMA | A&F | MARCH 4, 2021
State officials give updates on federal relief funds for municipalities, school districts

GUIDANCE | CARES | A&F | FEB. 19, 2021
Supplemental Guidance for the Coronavirus Relief Fund – Municipal Program

WEBINAR | CARES | A&F | FEB. 12, 2021
Education and finance officials explain state and federal education funding streams

GUIDANCE | FEMA | FEMA | FEB. 3, 2021
FEMA Statement on 100% Cost Share, Feb. 3, 2021

GUIDANCE | CARES | A&F | DEC. 29, 2020
Extended CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund Covered Period: Updated Definition of Eligible Uses

GUIDANCE | CARES | A&F | DEC. 12, 2020
Extended CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund Covered Period: Updated Definition of Eligible Uses

Key

PROGRAM
ARPA: American Rescue Plan Act Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund
CARES: Coronavirus Relief Fund – Municipal Program
FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Program

SOURCE
TREASURY: U.S. Department of the Treasury
A&F: Federal Funds Office, Executive Office for Administration and Finance
DLS: Division of Local Services, Massachusetts Department of Revenue
MMA: Massachusetts Municipal Association
FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency
NLC: National League of Cities
CONGRESS: U.S. Congress

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