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) and the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act (P.L. 117-2). 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.

American Rescue Plan Act (ARP)

Department of Agriculture

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

Food and Nutrition Service COVID-19 Response Page


WIC Cash Value Vouchers Increase

 SNAP 3-Year State Administrative Expense Grants

 Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for Homeless Young Adults

Department of Health & Human Services

Administration for Children and Families

Resource Page 
Office of Community Services COVID-19 Resource Page

Child Care and Development Fund

Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund

 Low-Income Water Assistance Program

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Financial Resources

CDC Vaccination Preparedness and Testing

Administration for Community Living
Coronavirus Resource Page

Health Resources and Services Administration

FAQ's

Community Health Centers – Expanded Access to Vaccines/Vaccine Confidence

Department of Homeland Security

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA COVID-19 Guidance and Policy Page

Public Assistance

 Funeral Assistance

 Emergency Food and Shelter Program

Department Of Housing And Urban Development

HOME Investment Partnerships Program

Department of Treasury

Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

Capital Projects Fund

Homeowner Assistance Fund

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

State Small Business Credit Initiative

Department Of Veterans Affairs

 State Veterans Homes

U.S. Small Business Administration

 Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

Independent Agencies

 Institute of Museum and Library Services

Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA)

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)

 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) State Administration (CRRSA)

Department Of Homeland Security

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA PA COVID-19 Guidance and Policy Page

Funeral Assistance

Department Of Health & Human Services

Administration for Children and Families

Resource Page 
Office of Community Services COVID-19 Resource Page

Chafee Foster Care Program Successful Transition to Adulthood

Education and Training Vouchers

Child Care and Development Block Grant

Court Improvement Program

 Promoting Safe and Stable Families

 Low-Income Water Assistance Program


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

Mental Health Block Grant

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant

 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Financial Resources

CDC Testing Grants

CDC Vaccination Activities Grants

 
Administration for Community Living
Coronavirus Resource Page
Adult Protective Services

Congregate and Home-Delivered Meals

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act

Department of Health & Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Financial Resources

Press Release


CDC Testing Grants

Health Resources and Services Administration

FAQ's

Community Health Centers – Expanding Capacity for Coronavirus Testing

Health Center Program Look-Alikes: Expanding Capacity for Testing

Rural Health Clinics for Testing

Office of the Secretary

Provider Relief Funds

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES)

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)

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

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 Education

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Children and Families

COVID-19 Stimulus
Resource Page 
Office of Community Services COVID-19 Resource Page

Child Care and Development Block Grant

Child Support

Child Welfare Services

Community Services Block Grant

Family Violence Prevention

Head Start

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY)

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

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    Financial Resources

    CDC Grants

    Administration for Community Living
    Coronavirus Resource Page
    ADRC Critical Relief Funds

    Congregate and Home-Delivered Meals 

    Funding Allocations for Following Programs
    Funding FAQs

    Reporting Requirements

    Survival Guide

    • Supportive Services
    • Family Caregivers
    • Protection of Vulnerable Older Americans

    Health Resources and Services Administration

    FAQ's

    Poison Control Center

    Community Health Centers

    Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

    Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program and Telehealth Resource Centers

    Office of the Secretary

    Provider Relief Funds

    Hospital Preparedness

    Department of Homeland Security

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

    FEMA PA COVID-19 Guidance and Policy Page 

    Emergency Performance Management Grant

    Emergency Food and Shelter Program

    Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program – COVID-19 Supplemental

    Awards

    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 Justice

    Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program

    Department of Transportation

    Federal Transit Administration

    FTA Resources

    FTA CARES Act Resources

    Press Release


    Supplemental Public Transportation Apportionments and Allocations

     Urbanized Formulas

    Nonurbanized Formula


    Federal Aviation Administration

    Grants-in-Aid to Airports   

    Department of Treasury

    Coronavirus Relief Fund

    Office of Inspector General Reporting

    Independent Agencies

    Election Security Grants


    Institute of Museum and Library Services

    National Endowment for the Arts

    National Endowment for the Humanities

    Federal Reserve

    Municipal Liquidity Facility

    Families First Coronavirus Response Act

    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)

     Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 

    Department of Labor

    Unemployment Insurance Relief During COVID-19 Resources Page

    Unemployment Insurance Emergency Administrative Grants

    Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave

    Department of Health & Human Services

    Administration for Children and Families
    Resource Page 
    Office of Community Services COVID-19 Resource Page
     

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services


    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    Financial Resources


    Administration for Community Living
    Coronavirus Resource Page

    Congregate and Home-Delivered Meals 

    Coronavirus Preparedness & Response Supplemental Appropriations Act

    Department of Health & Human Services

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    Financial Resources

    CDC Grants 

      Health Resources and Services Administration

      FAQ's

      Community Health Centers Title VIII

      Hospital Preparedness

      Executive Action