Fiscal Recovery Fund Overview FAQ

Get answers to common FRF questions

What are the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds?

Established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Program (SLFRP) provides $350 billion in emergency fiscal recovery funding (FRF) for eligible state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments. All state and local governments are eligible for some amount of aid to respond to acute pandemic needs, fill revenue shortfalls, and provide much needed support to populations hardest-hit by COVID-19.  

How do governments get the funds?

How much funding will my government receive?

When will funds arrive?

When do the funds need to be used by?

How can the funds be used?

What are ineligible uses of the funds?

Where can I get more detail on eligible uses for funds?

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    The definition of “obligation” is based on the definition used for purposes of the Uniform Guidance which is a definition that most recipients are familiar with (p.97-98 of the Interim Final Rule).