American Rescue Plan Act

The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently announced the launch of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, to provide $350 billion in emergency funding for eligible state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments. 

Treasury also released details on how these funds can be used to respond to acute pandemic response needs, fill revenue shortfalls among these governments, and support the communities and populations hardest-hit by the COVID-19 crisis (Fact Sheet).

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The total allocation for The City of Victoria is $14,508,296. Half of the funds were received June 2021 and the remainder will be received next year. 

All funds received must be committed to an eligible expense by December 31, 2024.

Ideas for Use Form

Do you know of a need in our community that could make use of the American Rescue Plan Act funds? Using the form below, please submit your ideas for how you would like to see funding be used in the City of Victoria. If you have more than one proposal to share, please use a new form for each submission.

Also, please provide your contact information in the form to allow City staff to reach out to you if there are questions about your proposal. 

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American Rescue Act Form