CRF Recipient Success Stories

CRF Recipient Success Stories

Enhanced Personal Safety Equipment and Sanitation Supplies

Enhanced Personal Safety Equipment and Sanitation Supplies

Session Law S.L. 2020-4
Section 3.3 (1)
Item Enhanced Personal Safety Equipment and Sanitation Supplies
Administering Department OSBM
Committee/Area Statewide
CRF Allocation $50,000,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used to purchase masks, gowns, gloves, and other PPE as well as health and safety equipment.
Success Story North Carolina Healthcare Foundation

 

Local Government Assistance

Local Government Assistance

Session Law S.L. 2020-4
Section 3.3 (2)
Item Local Government Assistance
Administering Department OSBM
Committee/Area Statewide
CRF Allocation $300,000,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds County and local governments used these funds in many ways, including: supporting public health and safety personnel, equipment for health departments, grants for small businesses and non-profits, and economic support to individuals.
Success Story Alamance County - City of Burlington
Alamance County - City of Graham
Alamance County - City of Mebane
Alamance County - Town of Elon
Alamance County - Town of Gibsonville
Alamance County - Town of Green Level
Alamance County - Town of Haw River
Alexander County
Beaufort County
Brunswick County
Burke County
Davidson County - City of Thomasville
Stanly County - City of Albemarle
Surry County - Town of Dobson
Vance County
Watauga County & Towns
Wilson County - Town of Sims
State Government Operations

State Government Operations

Session Law S.L. 2020-4, 32, 97
Section 3.3 (3)
Item State Government Operations
Administering Department OSBM
Committee/Area Statewide
CRF Allocation $237,500,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds OSBM used these funds to support agency operations, small business grant programs, distance learning initiatives, and a housing support program.
Success Story North Carolina Secretary of State
MURR Program
School Nutrition

School Nutrition

Session Law S.L. 2020-4
Section 3.3 (6)
Item School Nutrition
Administering Department Public Instruction
Committee/Area Education
CRF Allocation $75,000,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds supported school nutrition programs including increased staffing, food safety and transportation equipment, and food supplies
Success Story Department of Public Instruction and School Nutrition
North Carolina Community College System Flexible Funds

North Carolina Community College System Flexible Funds

Session Law S.L. 2020-4
Section 3.3 (19)
Item NCCCS Flexible Funds
Administering Department NC Community College System Office
Committee/Area Education
CRF Allocation $25,000,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used for: PPE, expanded counseling services, additional support to small businesses through Small Business Centers, facilitating distance learning
Success Story Fayetteville Technical Community College

 

Funds for Private, Postsecondary Institutions

Funds for Private, Postsecondary Institutions

Session Law S.L. 2020-4, 97
Section 3.3 (21)
Item Funds for Private, Postsecondary Institutions
Administering Department UNC Board of Governors/NC State Education Assistance Authority
Committee/Area Education
CRF Allocation $25,000,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used for facilitating distance learning, PPE, COVID-19 testing
Success Story Gardner-Webb University
North Carolina Policy Collaboratory

North Carolina Policy Collaboratory

Session Law S.L. 2020-4
Section 3.3 (23)
Item NC Policy Collaboratory
Administering Department UNC Chapel Hill
Committee/Area Education
CRF Allocation $29,000,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used for a variety of COVID-19 related research projects
Success Story UNCP Participating in COVID-19 Research Through NC Policy Collaboratory Partnership
NC Policy Collaboratory COVID-19 Research Initiative
Rural Hospitals

Rural Hospitals

Session Law S.L. 2020-4
Section 3.3 (39)
Item Rural Hospitals
Administering Department OSBM
Committee/Area Statewide
CRF Allocation $65,000,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used to offset costs of patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic
Success Story Vidant Health
General Hospital Relief Fund

General Hospital Relief Fund

Session Law S.L. 2020-4, 97
Section 3.3 (41)
Item General Hospital Relief Fund
Administering Department OSBM
Committee/Area Statewide
CRF Allocation $15,000,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used to offset costs of patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some hospitals declined funds.
Success Story Novant Health
Visit North Carolina Marketing

Visit North Carolina Marketing

Session Law S.L. 2020-4, 80, 97
Section 3.3 (44)
Item Visit NC Marketing
Administering Department NC Department of Commerce
Committee/Area AgNER
CRF Allocation $15,000,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used to create a marketing program communicating ways to safely travel in NC during the coronavirus pandemic ("Count on Me NC")
Success Story Count On Me NC Program Website
Count On Me NC Program Reel
High Point International Home Furnishings Market Authority Corporation

High Point International Home Furnishings Market Authority Corporation

Session Law S.L. 2020-80
Section 3.3 (59)
Item High Point International Home Furnishings Market Authority Corporation
Administering Department NC Department of Commerce
Committee/Area AgNER
CRF Allocation $725,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used to safely hold an in-person Market in Fall 2020, including increased staffing, additional space, PPE, health and safety equipment, transportation, and communication about COVID-19 safety 
Success Story High Point Market Authority
Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce

Session Law S.L. 2020-80
Section 3.3 (60)
Item Department of Commerce - Targeted grants for areas most dependent on travel and tourism
Administering Department NC Department of Commerce
Committee/Area AgNER
CRF Allocation $1,500,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used by grantees to advertise safe travel and COVID-19 measures  
Success Story Greenville-Pitt County Convention and Visitors Bureau
UNC Pembroke Department of Nursing

UNC Pembroke Department of Nursing

Session Law S.L. 2020-80
Section 3.3 (66)
Item UNC Pembroke Department of Nursing
Administering Department UNC Pembroke
Committee/Area Education
CRF Allocation $2,000,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used to purchase equipment and provide training and education on COVID-19 specific care; provide testing services to American Indian Tribes who have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19; purchase mobile medical units to reach rural American Indian Tribes 
Success Story UNC Pembroke Mobile Clinics
Farmers Market Grants

Farmers Market Grants

Session Law S.L. 2020-97
Section 3.3 (77)
Item Farmers Market Grants
Administering Department NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 
Committee/Area AgNER
CRF Allocation $750,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were distributed to Farmers markets across the state to assist with COVID-19 related staff needs, PPE, contactless transction ability and eligible marketing. 
Success Story NCDACS Farmers Market Grants
North Carolina Association of Agricultural Fairs

North Carolina Association of Agricultural Fairs

Session Law S.L. 2020-97
Section 3.3 (78a)
Item NC Association of Agricultural Fairs
Administering Department NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 
Committee/Area AgNER
CRF Allocation $1,000,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used to install pathogen reducing air equipment at Fair facilities. 
Success Story NCDACS Fair Facilities
Steve Smith Foundation

Steve Smith Foundation

Session Law S.L. 2020-97
Section 3.3 (82)
Item Steve Smith Foundation
Administering Department OSBM
Committee/Area Statewide
CRF Allocation $150,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used to pay for tutors and PPE to assist student learning for at risk youth. 
Success Story Steve Smith Foundation
YMCAs, Parks and Recreations, and Boys and Girls Clubs

YMCAs, Parks and Recreations, and Boys and Girls Clubs

Session Law S.L. 2020-97
Section 3.3 (103a)
Item YMCAs, Parks and Recreations, and Boys and Girls Clubs
Administering Department OSBM
Committee/Area Statewide
CRF Allocation $19,850,000
A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Funds were used to help with remote learning efforts of school aged children.  
Success Story Boys and Girls Club
NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Session Law Section Item Administering Department Committee/Area CRF Allocation A Brief Description of Uses of Funds Success Story
S.L. 2020-4 3.3 (27) Enhanced Public Health Capacity DHHS DHHS $20,000,000 Funds were used to support local health departments DHHS CRF Update
S.L. 2020-4, 97 3.3 (28) Food Banks DHHS DHHS $12,000,000 Funds were given to food banks to reduce food insecurity caused by the coronavirus emergency
S.L. 2020-4 3.3 (29) LINKS Programs Funds DHHS DHHS $290,000 Funds were used to support the LINKS program for transitional housing and living services for children in foster care
S.L. 2020-4 3.3 (30) Financial Assistance for Special Assistance Facilities  DHHS DHHS $25,000,000 Funds were used to provide payments to residential facilties to offset increased costs of care 
S.L. 2020-4, 97 3.3 (30a) Financial Assistance for Special Assistance Facilities  DHHS DHHS $20,000,000 Funds were used to provide payments to residential facilties to offset increased costs of care 
S.L. 2020-4 3.3 (31) Rural and Underserved Communities DHHS DHHS $50,000,000 Funds were used for health provider grants, telehealth services, and other support for rural communities
S.L. 2020-4, 97 3.3 (33) NC MedAssist DHHS DHHS $6,500,000 Funds were used to provide prescription assistance services for indigent and uninsured people
S.L. 2020-4 3.3 (35) Testing Tracing and Trends DHHS DHHS $25,000,000 Funds were used for COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, and analysis
S.L. 2020-4 3.3 (36) Enhanced Behavioral Health DHHS DHHS $20,000,000 Funds were used for diversion programs and provided to LME/MCOs to support specific care facilities
S.L. 2020-4, 97 3.3 (37) Food, Safety, Shelter and Child Care DHHS DHHS $20,000,000 Funds were used to provide funding for food banks, isolation housing supports, shelter assistance, and a direct food benefit program
S.L. 2020-80 3.3 (67) Group Home funding DHHS DHHS $5,000,000 Funds were used to provide support to group homes for individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities to implement recommended preventative measures against COVID-19