The period for the expenditure of ARPA funds runs from March 3, 2021 through Dec. 31, 2024. Funds committed by Dec. 31, 2024 must be expended by December 31, 2026.
The broad goals of ARPA are to:
1. Meet immediate COVID-19 related health, economic and social challenges;
2. Address long-term infrastructure and economic needs, and
3. Confront any inequities exacerbated by the pandemic.
The U.S. Department of Treasury has issued guidelines on how ARPA funds can, and cannot, be spent. These guidelines can be found in the links below.
ARPA Final Rules (Treasury.gov)
ARPA Frequently Asked Questions
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