Alabama State Capitol

Local Government

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 localgov@finance.alabama.gov and include your city’s name in the subject line.


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 https://almonline.org/.