What is the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)?

The American Rescue Plan (ARPA) was signed into law by President Biden in March of 2021. Through the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (SLFRF), it provides direct relief (funding) to counties, cities, towns, and villages in the United States. The U.S. Department of Treasury provided guidelines and is responsible for overseeing the program. 

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1. What is the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)?
2. What is KCR3?
3. How much ARPA funding was Kankakee County allocated?
4. What are eligible uses for ARPA funds?
5. How do I apply for Kankakee County ARPA funds?
6. What do I need to provide when applying for Kankakee County ARPA funds?
7. If we received other funding, but NOT from Kankakee County, can we still apply?
8. What if my request does not fall within the listed ARPA categories?
9. How will I be notified about my request?
10. How long will applications be accepted?
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