American Rescue Plan Act

American Rescue Plan Act Funds Available for Local Non-Profits

Through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which was signed into law on March 11, 2021, by President Biden, the City of Fredericksburg was allocated $2,848,547 to be received over two years (the first half was received in August 2021).  

On October 4, 2021, City Council approved for local non-profits to apply for a portion of the city’s American Rescue Plan Act funds to help our community recover from the Covid-19 public health emergency.

Awards will be granted to non-profits for programs that are in accordance with the U.S. Treasury ARPA guidance and reporting requirements will be placed upon the recipients.  The grants will range from $10,000 to $100,000.

To be eligible for ARPA funding organizations must have a 501(c)(3) designation and provide service to the City of Fredericksburg community.

The awards will be focused on servicing the following areas of our community:

  • Mental health treatment
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Crisis intervention and other behavioral health services
  • Services or outreach to promote access to health and social services
  • Affordable housing including rent, utilities, and relocation assistance
  • Employment or job training services to address negative economic or public health impacts experienced due to the Covid-19 pandemic

To apply for this grant, complete the American Rescue Plan Application and return it by mail to:

Krista Wareham, City Accountant
City of Fredericksburg
126 W. Main Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

The City of Fredericksburg will be accepting applications starting November 1st, 2021.  The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 30, 2021, by 5:00 p.m.  

Any questions about the American Rescue Plan Act or the application should be sent to Krista Wareham, City Accountant, at (830)997-7521 or by email to