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This program funds projects which make necessary investments to provide unserved or underserved locations with new or expanded broadband access, delivering reliable service with minimum 100 MBPS download/100 MBPS upload speeds, unless impracticable. The focus of such projects is on households and businesses without access to broadband and those with connections that do not provide minimally acceptable speeds.
This grant program supports licensed Assisted Living Communities and Personal Care Homes with 25 beds or more that provide services to prevent and mitigate COVID 19 to the general public. The grant program will be available through the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds provided in the ARPA legislation and will allow reimbursements for costs incurred beginning on March 3, 2021 and ending December 1, 2022
This program supports licensed hospitals that provide services to prevent and mitigate COVID 19 to the general public. The grant program will be available through the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds provided in the ARPA legislation and will allow reimbursements for costs incurred beginning on March 3, 2021 and ending December 1, 2024.
Capital Projects must invest in capital assets designed to directly enable work, education, and health monitoring. The CPF Grant Program has been designed to address the critical need for high-speed, reliable connectivity that was highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Drinking Water (DWSRF) Projects to Support Increased Population.
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs is administering the State of Georgia Rental Assistance Program (GRA) with ERA 2 funds. This program can help renters with their past due rent and utilities.Submitted applications and a link to the Broadband verification instructions can be found here.
The Georgia Investments in Housing Grant will support nonprofits that are 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(19) tax-exempt organizations who provide affordable housing and aid individuals experiencing homelessness. This program is intended to support non-profit housing project applications that aid individuals experiencing homelessness.
Under the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER Fund), the U.S. Department of Education (Department) awards grants to Governors for the purpose of providing local educational agencies (LEAs), institutions of higher education (IHEs), and other education related entities with emergency assistance as a result of COVID-19.
The program will be launched after approval by Treasury (TBD). To be added to the notification list when the program opens, please fill out the sign-up form on the webpage.
Through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State Fiscal Recover Funds, the Hotel Relief Grant Program will provide direct aid to hotels who can demonstrate a negative economic impact of COVID-19. A total of $150 million will be allocated for the establishment of an economic recovery fund for Hotels impacted by COVID-19.
Development of or improvements/maintenance to parks or recreational facilities in Qualified Census Tracts in Georgia.
Funding for increased repair or maintenance needs to respond to significantly greater use of public facilities during the pandemic (e.g., increased use of parks resulting in damage or increased need for maintenance).
The State of Georgia will be utilizing funds made available by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to create this opportunity. In addition to other measures, Governor Kemp plans to establish a Violent Crime Task Force that will assist district attorneys' with their violent crime casework. Governor Kemp has placed an emphasis on ensuring the prosecution of serious violent felonies, including murder, armed robbery, kidnapping, rape, aggravated child molestation, aggravated sodomy, and aggravated sexual battery.
Non-entitlement units, defined in section 603(g)(5) of the Social Security Act, as added by the American Rescue Plan Act, are generally local governments with populations of less than 50,000. Local governments that are not included in the Allocation for Metropolitan Cities table may be designated as non-entitlement units. Non-entitlement units will receive Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds through their state governments. The total available funding for the state of Georgia is $862 million, and the expeditious delivery of these funds are essential.
This program funds projects that respond to economic harms to workers, families, small businesses, impacted industries, and the public sector.
Funds to address violent gun crime and community violence that have increased as a result of COVID-19, or to address a decrease in public sector law enforcement staffing as a result of COVID-19.
This program funds the Georgia Department of Education in providing grants that support the planning, infrastructure/space renovations, start-up staffing, and start-up medical supplies for School Based Health Centers for approved Title I schools in Georgia.
This program supports nonprofit organizations that are 501c3 or 501c19 tax exempt who experienced economic harms incurred as a result of COVID-19.
This program funds projects that support investments in necessary improvements to water and sewer infrastructures.