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Posted on: September 9, 2021

American Rescue Plan Grant Opportunity

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Applications for grant funded proposals supporting Roscommon County’s recovery from the COVID-19 healthcare emergency are due September 28, 2021.

Non-profit, service and governmental agencies located and operating within Roscommon County are encouraged to apply with proposals designed to address systematic social, emotional and economic challenges that have impacted Roscommon County as a result of the pandemic.

Roscommon County will begin accepting grant applications on September 9, 2021. The application deadline is September 28, 2021 at 4:30pm.

Over $3 million dollars has been allocated for projects that support Childcare and Early Learning, Economic Development and/or Human Services and Mental Health.

Proposed grant projects must address a need or negative impact of the COVID-19 health emergency and support one of the focus areas identified.

Submitted proposals will be reviewed by the Roscommon County American Rescue Plan Steering Committee and evaluated against criteria provided by the U.S. Treasury, American Rescue Plan Interim/Final Rules and county standards.

Eligible proposals will be presented to the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners in October 2021 for funding consideration.

Projects must address a specific need and will require quarterly data and record-keeping submissions to the county. Funding must be obligated by December 2024.

Grant focus areas:

  • Childcare & Early Education
  • Economic Development
  • Human Services and Mental Health

Funding Availability:

  • $650,000 is currently available for allocation
  • $2.35 million in funding will be dispersed in mid-2022

Ineligible Uses:

  • Replacement of lost revenues
  • General Infrastructure
  • General economic development

Proposals must be for a specific project that is contained within 2021-2024.

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