COVID-19 Business Resources and ARPA information
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Information/Grants
The City of Middletown has received its portion of the federal funding given to municipalities to help deliver direct relief to Americans, to contain Covid-19, and rescue the economy.
|A||Public Health and Economic Impacts|
|1||Responding to COVID-19|
|a||COVID-19 Mitigation and Prevention|
|d||Public Health and Safety|
|e||Expenses to Improve the Design and Execution of Health and Public Health Programs|
|2||Responding to Negative Economic Impacts|
|a||Assistance to Unemployed Workers|
|b||Assistance to Households|
|c||Expenses to Improve Efficacy of Economic Relief Programs|
|d||Small Business and Nonprofit|
|e||Rehiring State, Local, and Tribal Government Staff|
|f||Aid to Impacted Industries|
|g||Building Stronger Communities|
|h||Addressing Educational Disparities|
|i||Promoting Healthy Childhood Environments|
|D||Investments in Infrastructure|
|1||Water and Sewer Infrastructure|
Funding Priorities of the ARPA Task Force
The ARPA Task Force have identified investments in Infrastructure, and Public Health and Economic Impacts are key priorities, followed by Revenue Loss.
Of the available funding, approximately 50% of it is slated towards infrastructure investment. 30% towards Public Health and Economic Impact, and 20% towards Revenue Loss.
Application to Apply
ARPA Grants will be available starting immediately. Entities can access the application portal here: ARPA APPLICATION PORTAL
If you wish to submit a paper application, applications can be found at the Department of Economic and Community Development or by clicking here:ARPA APPLICATION
Only complete applications will be accepted. After an initial internal review, city staff will inform the applicant is the application has been accepted.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. All funds must be encumbered by 2024, per federal guidance.