American Rescue Plan Act Information for Local Governments
Treasury Reporting for Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
Where do I start?
Total Amount of Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Disbursed to Non-Entitlement Units (NEUs)
This information denotes the first tranche of funding disbursed to NEUs.
NCPRO PROtalksWelcome to PROtalks, a video series walking non-entitlement units (NEUs) through the NCPRO's Pre-Contracting Checklist, Grant Agreement Basics, Eligible Uses for Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, and more. These PROtalks provide guidance to help ensure municipalities are prepared to contract with the State to receive American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (LFRF). NCPRO Policy Analyst Nate Halubka covers what municipalities can do immediately, and tips about what not to do, so that Local Fiscal Recovery Funds can be received efficiently and accurately.
Additional Information & Resources
State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Information
American Rescue Plan Act State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Fact Sheet for North Carolina
ARPA authorized more than $8.8 billion in State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) to be disbursed in North Carolina. Check out a breakdown of where this funding is heading.
Local governments with little or no full-time staff, and few residents, face a different and unique set of choices when planning Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (LFRF) expenditures. This infographic covers some of the ways the smallest Non-Entitlement Units (NEUs) of government in North Carolina can make use of LFRF with eligible and effective spending.
American Rescue Plan Act Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) for North Carolina
Please view the 10 Key Dates for NEUs infographic for the timeline of accessing and administering Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.
Eligible Uses for Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
Please view the Eligible Uses for Local Fiscal Recovery Fund infographic for information on eligible and allowable uses of these funds.
Please view the Local Fiscal Recovery Funds and Revenue Loss infographic for each step in navigating revenue loss.
Qualified Census Tracts Information
Qualified Census Tracts (QCTs) play an important role in Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, but how much do you know about them? This is a broad overview of QCTs that provides a historical and practical context for how they can factor into a local government’s LFRF spending.
Treasury’s Interim Final Rule includes many explicitly listed uses of Local Fiscal Recovery Funds in relation to Qualified Census Tracts. We’ve compiled them all in one place for you. This list is non-exhaustive but is a great place to see what Treasury specifically includes as eligible expenses.
Some uses of Local Fiscal Recovery Funds are only eligible when funding services and programs in Qualified Census Tracts, or to residents living in QCTs. Check out a breakdown of some of these uses unique to QCTs within LFRF to learn more about the possibilities.
U.S. Treasury Guidance
Visit our External Resources page for U.S. Treasury Guidance, Compliance and Reporting, FAQs, and more as related to Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.
Pre-Contracting Documents for Non-Entitlement Units (NEUs)