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) and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (P.L. 116-139). 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

Department of Education

Higher Education Fund (HEERF)

Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities/Minority Serving Institutions/Strengthening Institutions Program/Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary 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

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Center for Disease Control

CDC Grants (Supplemental Appropriations Act)

CDC Grants (CARES Act)

CDC Testing Grants (Paycheck Protection/Health Care Enhancement 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

  • 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 Centers for Expanded 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

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)

Department of Commerce

Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)

Awards to Fishery Participants

Economic Development Administration Recovery Assistance Grants

Department of Homeland Security

Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program – COVID-19 Supplemental

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

Department of Transportation

FTA Press Release
FTA Resources

Supplemental Public Transportation Apportionments and Allocations

FTA Urbanized Formulas

FTA Nonurbanized Formula

Grants-in-Aid to Airports

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