*Counties eligible Supplemental funding for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program to assist organizations in communities across the country dedicated to providing food, shelter and supportive services to people with economic emergencies. Local nonprofit, faith-based and governmental entities that provided these types of services in their communities are eligible to apply.
Emergency Food and Shelter Program- Humanitarian Relief: $110 Million
*Counties eligible Funds allocated for supplemental humanitarian funding to the National Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program. Local nonprofit, faith-based and governmental entities that have provided, or will provide, humanitarian relief to individuals and families at the southern border with shelter, food and supportive services are eligible to apply.
Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants (SAFER): $200 Million
*Counties eligible Funding for fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations to help them increase or maintain the number of trained, "front line" firefighters available in their communities. Local fire and emergency response teams are eligible to apply.
Emergency Management Performance Grants: $100 Million
*Counties eligible Additional funding that provides state, local, tribal and territorial emergency management agencies with the resources required for implementation of the National Preparedness System and works toward the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation.
Economic Development Assistance (EDA) Programs: $3 Billion
*Counties eligible Programs: Build Back Better Regional Challenge; Good Jobs Challenge; Economic Adjustment Assistance; Indigenous Communities; Travel, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation; Statewide Planning, Research and Networks; Coal Communities Commitment; American Rescue Plan Resources. States and localities are eligible to apply for the EDA program and can use the funding for economic recovery projects. 25 percent of the funds are reserved for communities that have suffered economic injury due to job losses in the travel, tourism or outdoor recreation sectors.
States will receive a total of $195.3 billion in aid, of which $25.5 billion will be split evenly between states and the District of Columbia. Tribal governments will receive $20 billion in payments and U.S. territories will receive $4.5 billion in payments.
Emergency Connectivity Fund (Schools & Libraries): $7.17 Billion
*Counties eligible This funding provides a 100 percent reimbursement to schools and libraries for internet access and connected devices for students and teachers for remote learning and library services. Counties that own public libraries may be eligible to apply for this competitive grant. Additionally, funds that go to local schools and libraries may relieve county budgets and programs that were aiming to address these issues. NEW! FCC announces launch of program.