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Local Government

American Rescue Plan Municipal Recovery Funds Distribution

The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund is intended to:

  • Support COVID-19 response efforts
  • Replace lost revenue for eligible state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments
  • Support immediate economic stabilization for households and businesses
  • Address systemic public health and economic challenges

The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds provide substantial flexibility for each government to meet local needs-including support for households, small businesses, impacted industries, essential workers, and the communities hardest hit by the crisis. These funds can also be used to make necessary investments in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure.

U.S. Treasury Guidance and FAQs for can be found here.

To request Funds: Eligible non-entitlement units of local government may apply for their allocation of Alabama’s share of the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund via the portal below.

The State Finance Department has established a separate fund in the State Treasury for federal funds and is authorized to disburse those funds within the parameters of the ARP Act and other federal and state law.

State of Alabama’s COVID-19 Relief Application Portal

American Rescue Plan Non-Entitlement Unit Allocations

Required Forms

Budget Forms (local government must submit one of the Budget Forms below)
State Acknowledgment Form
Federal Acknowledgment Form
Title VI Form
W9 Form

Application User Guides

Form User Guide
Submittable User Guide
Video Walkthrough

If you have questions about the application for funds, please contact and include your city’s name in the subject line.

NEU 1st Tranche Distribution Information

For additional information and assistance with the allowable uses of funds, please refer to guidance issued by the US Department of the Treasury. You may also contact the Alabama League of Municipalities at

COVID Relief Grants for Reimbursement of Expenses of State Inmates in County Jails

Pursuant to Act 2022-1, the State of Alabama will provide funds to reimburse counties for the expenses of state inmates housed in county jails from March 3, 2021 to December 31, 2021. The application and distribution process for this program is being administered by the Alabama Department of Finance.

The application period will be open from noon May 16, 2022 through noon June 6, 2022.

Submittable User Guide
Distribution by County

COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program Website:

For questions, please contact the Coronavirus Recovery Funds Office at (334) 353-2749 or Please include “County Jail Reimbursements” in the subject line of the email.