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American Rescue Plan Act Resources

The American Rescue Plan is delivering direct relief to the American people, rescuing the American economy, and starting to beat the virus. For a full overview of what’s in the plan, click here.

Program Eligibility & Criteria

  • The U.S. Department of Treasury provides information about program eligibility and criteria for local governments interested in applying.


Cook County’s plan for use of its American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) to promote a response to the pandemic and economic recovery is grounded in its core values of equity, engagement, and excellence. Cook County will use an equity lens to guide its SLFRF allocations to promote racial equity and sustainable impacts across the County. Beyond building on CRF best practices, Cook County’s plan for its ARPA funds will incorporate the following six policy priorities as detailed in its Policy Roadmap:

  • Health and Wellness

  • Economic Development

  • Criminal Justice

  • Environment and Sustainability

  • Public Infrastructure

  • Good Government

Find more information about Cook County's American Rescue Plan Act here.

Will County 

  • Find more information about Will County's American Rescue Plan Act here

Additional Resources

  • SSMMA offers the latest presentations, briefings, reports, and additional resources for community members and leaders. Find more information here. 

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