American Rescue Plan Act

Through the passage of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), state, tribal and local governments are expected to receive billions in much needed assistance to help offset the negative impacts of COVID-19. 

  • Richmond is currently situated to receive $20.81 million.
  • It is anticipated that funds will be received in 2 equal installments one year apart. The first allocation is expected to come around June or July 2021, with the final installment expected one year later in 2022. All funds must be spent by the end of calendar year 2024.

Interested in learning more about the American Rescue Plan Act and providing your input?

You are invited to attend the City of Richmond’s Community Budget Meetings hosted by the Finance Department! Come learn about the City’s budget process, receive an overview of the City’s finances, and learn how the American Rescue Plan impacts the City’s finances. City staff will be available for questions, and Spanish translation is available by request.

To register, please email or call (510) 620-6740.

Please see below for resources. To access a shareable PDF version of the flyers below, please click here.

City Community Budget Meetings Flyer (English)
City Community Budget Meetings Flyer (Spanish)