Miscellaneous American Rescue Plan Act Resources for Local Governments

ARPA resources that may be interesting or helpful to local governments.

Please note that official township ARPA guidance and instructions can be found by clicking here.

This page is intended to publicize miscellaneous resources reported to or discovered by the OTA. Official township guidance and instructions for ARPA funds can be found at the link above. 


Frequently Asked Questions from Treasury and Other Helpful Links 

ARPA Local Recovery Funds Webpage

Non-entitlement Units Webpage

Final Rule - ARPA Requirements

Final Rule Overview

Interim Final Rule - ARPA Requirements 

Office of Budget & Management

Recipient Compliance and Reporting Responsibilities

UAN Guidance

Auditor's ARPA Frequently Asked Questions


National Endowment for the Arts

A new grant opportunity through ARPA that local governments can apply for to help with arts and cultural events/organizations.

The Arts Endowment is encouraging applications from a variety of eligible organizations including those:

  • That serve populations whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by ethnicity, economics, geography, or disability; 
  • With small and medium-sized budgets and from rural to urban parts of the country; and
  • That are applying to the Arts Endowment for the first time.

For official press release details, click here. 

To read about and apply for the grants, click here.