Hall County is making nearly $4 million in federal funding available to eligible non-profits in the area.
“Earlier this year, Hall County received just under $40 million in American Rescue Plan funding to help turn the tide on the COVID-19 pandemic,” Asst. Hall County Administrator Zach Propes said. “The Hall County Board of Commissioners had the desire to set aside a portion of these funds for area non-profits to help them provide services that align with the goals of the American Rescue Plan.”
In general, Hall County American Rescue Plan funding can be used for projects associated with improving public health, serving those negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and serving communities that were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. Projects require funding between $5,000 and $500,000.
More detailed eligibility requirements and additional information about the program, including the grant application (which will not be accepted until Monday, Nov. 1), can be found on Hall County’s website, hallcounty.org/arp.
“It is an honor and a privilege to share these funds with organizations within our community who are doing incredible work, serving the citizens of Hall County in monumental ways day in and day out,” Hall County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Higgins said. “We are looking forward to seeing how these funds will be utilized to better our community as a whole.”
The grant application period begins Nov. 1, 2021 and will end Dec. 31, 2021 with notification of grant awards occurring in mid-March.
The American Rescue Plan provides a total of $350 billion in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds nationwide to help eligible state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments meet their present needs and build the foundation for a strong recovery.
Anyone with questions can email ARPAnonprofit@hallcounty.org.