The American Rescue Plan provides a substantial opportunity for agencies to fund IT modernization efforts, accelerating the transition to citizen self services & remote work infrastructure.
ARP equips agencies to overcome the opposing challenges of increasing citizen expectations AND decreasing budgets.
$350 billion for State & Local Agencies:
$200 Billion for States
$130 Billion for Local
Over 30,000 counties & cities receive funds
Smaller Cities & Counties receive funds based on population, Large Cities determined by a need-based formula, States based on unemployment.
Funds can be spent until the end of 2024. All costs must be incurred by December 31/24. By contrast, CARES Act Funds had an initial deadline of Dec. 31/20.