Federal Guidance

Below are links to information and federal guidance related to the Coronavirus Preparedness & Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (P.L. 116-123), Families First Coronavirus Response Act (P.L. 116-127), the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and. Economic Security (CARES) Act (P.L. 116-136), the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (P.L. 116-139), and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260). Unless otherwise noted, the links relate to the CARES Act. NASBO staff will continue to update this page as more guidance and information is released.

Department of Treasury

Federal Reserve

Municipal Liquidity Facility

Supplemental Payments for Lost Wages

Department of Education

Health & Human Services

Administration for Children and Families
Child Care and Development Block Grant

Community Services Block Grant

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Family Violence Prevention

Child Welfare Services

Head Start

Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY)

Child Support

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

Emergency Response for Suicide Prevention

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    Center for Disease Control

    Financial Resources

    CDC Grants (Supplemental Appropriations Act)

    CDC Grants (CARES Act)

    CDC Testing Grants (Paycheck Protection/Health Care Enhancement Act)

    CDC Testing Grants (CRRSA Act)

    CDC Vaccination Activities Grants (CRRSA Act)

    Administration for Community Living
    Coronavirus Resource Page

    ADRC Critical Relief Funds

    Congregate and Home-Delivered Meals (Families First Act and CARES Act)
    Funding Allocations for Following Programs

    Funding FAQs

    Reporting Requirements

    Survival Guide

    • Supportive Services
    • Family Caregivers
    • Protection of Vulnerable Older Americans
    • Centers for Independent Living
    Health Resources and Services Administration

    Poison Control Center

    Community Health Centers
    Community Health Centers Title VIII (Supplemental Appropriations Act)


    Health Center Program Look-Alikes: Expanding Capacity for Testing (Paycheck Protection/Health Care Enhancement Act)

      Rural Health Clinics for Testing (Paycheck Protection/Health Care Enhancement Act)

      Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

      Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program and Telehealth Resource Centers

      Office of the Secretary
      Provider Relief Funds

      Hospital Preparedness (Supplemental Appropriations Act and CARES Act)

      Department of Labor

      Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave
      (Families First Act)

      Dislocated Worker Grants

      Short-Time Compensation

      Senior Community Service Employment Program

      Department of Justice

      Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program

      US Department of Agriculture

      Q & A’s for State Agencies Responding to COVID-19

      Food and Nutrition Service COVID-19 Response Page

      The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) (Families First Act)

      The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) (CARES Act)

      Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) 

      Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (Families First Act)

      Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) 1

      Department of Commerce

      Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)

      Awards to Fishery Participants

      Economic Development Administration Recovery Assistance Grants

      Department of Homeland Security

      Department of Housing and Urban Development

      Community Development Block Grant

      Emergency Solutions Grants 

      Public Housing Operating Fund

      Tenant-Based Rental Assistance

      Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS

      Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program

      Fair Housing Assistance Program

      Department of Transportation

      Department of Veterans Affairs

      Independent Agencies

      Election Security Grants

      Institute of Museum and Library Services

      National Endowment for the Arts

      National Endowment for the Humanities