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 email@example.com.