American Rescue Plan Act Information for Local Governments

Treasury Reporting for Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

Where do I start?

Learn More about Treasury Reporting for LFRF

Watch US Treasury's Webinar Walkthrough of the LFRF Reporting Portal

 

Total Amount of Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Disbursed to Non-Entitlement Units (NEUs)

This information denotes the first tranche of funding disbursed to NEUs.

Total Amount Disbursed as of October 6, 2021

 

NCPRO PROtalks

Welcome to PROtalks, a video series walking non-entitlement units (NEUs) through the NCPRO's Pre-Contracting Checklist, Grant Agreement Basics, Eligible Uses for Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, and more. These PROtalks provide guidance to help ensure municipalities are prepared to contract with the State to receive American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (LFRF). NCPRO Policy Analyst Nate Halubka covers what municipalities can do immediately, and tips about what not to do, so that Local Fiscal Recovery Funds can be received efficiently and accurately.
 

Watch PROtalks for Non-Entitlement Units (NEUs)

 

Additional Information & Resources

State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Information

American Rescue Plan Act State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Fact Sheet for North Carolina

SLFRF Fact Sheet

ARPA authorized more than $8.8 billion in State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) to be disbursed in North Carolina. Check out a breakdown of where this funding is heading.

SLFRF Funding Totals

Local governments with little or no full-time staff, and few residents, face a different and unique set of choices when planning Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (LFRF) expenditures. This infographic covers some of the ways the smallest Non-Entitlement Units (NEUs) of government in North Carolina can make use of LFRF with eligible and effective spending.

Small Towns & LFRF

American Rescue Plan Act Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) for North Carolina

SLFRF FAQs

Please view the 10 Key Dates for NEUs infographic for the timeline of accessing and administering Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.

10 Key Dates for NEUs

 

Eligible Uses for Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

Please view the Eligible Uses for Local Fiscal Recovery Fund infographic for information on eligible and allowable uses of these funds.

Eligible Uses for Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

Please view the Local Fiscal Recovery Funds and Revenue Loss infographic for each step in navigating revenue loss.

Local Fiscal Recovery Funds & Revenue Loss

 

Qualified Census Tracts Information

Qualified Census Tracts (QCTs) play an important role in Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, but how much do you know about them? This is a broad overview of QCTs that provides a historical and practical context for how they can factor into a local government’s LFRF spending.

Qualified Census Tracts Overview

Treasury’s Interim Final Rule includes many explicitly listed uses of Local Fiscal Recovery Funds in relation to Qualified Census Tracts. We’ve compiled them all in one place for you. This list is non-exhaustive but is a great place to see what Treasury specifically includes as eligible expenses.

Qualified Censes Tracts Eligible Uses

Some uses of Local Fiscal Recovery Funds are only eligible when funding services and programs in Qualified Census Tracts, or to residents living in QCTs. Check out a breakdown of some of these uses unique to QCTs within LFRF to learn more about the possibilities.

Qualified Census Tracts Unique Uses

 

U.S. Treasury Guidance

Visit our External Resources page for U.S. Treasury Guidance, Compliance and Reporting, FAQs, and more as related to Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.

External Resources

 

Pre-Contracting Documents for Non-Entitlied Municipalities

Pre-Contracting Presentation Slides

Pre-Contracting Checklist Template

XX-XX W-9 NC Form

XX-XX Attachment G Vendor Electronic Payment Form