Did you know that $676 million new dollars is coming to West Virginia counties, cities, and towns this summer?  And you can have a say in how it is used. The American Rescue Plan Act that passed Congress in March includes federal funds to help our communities recover from the negative economic impacts of COVID-19.  Local communities have plenty of flexibility to use the funds to meet many different local needs. 

To learn more, read our fact sheet below and then check out additional resources in this tool kit to help you put the right ideas for your community on the table. 

Fact Sheet - New Federal Funds Flow to West Virginia Counties and Cities.5.18.2021

Fact Sheet - Best Practices for Local and State Prioritization of American Rescue Plan Act Funds.5.18.2021

Strategies for Providing Input for Funds

Department of the Treasury Interim Final Rule of Funds

Cities navigate how to maximize incoming American Rescue Plan funds

Op Ed - Local Voices Should Guide Relief Spending.2021.4.27

Op Ed - Relief money needs to go to right places.5.22.2021

Mannat Health Newsletter.5.26.2021

Article - The State Journal - West Virginia counties, municipalities to receive over $650 million from American Rescue Plan.2021.6.7

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