More than $421 million disbursed over the past three weeks
Harrisburg, PA - Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced today that the third batch of payments under the American Rescue Plan Act’s (ARPA) Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery program has been sent to qualifying Pennsylvania municipalities.
Disbursements made this week include payments to 619 municipalities totaling $109.2 million. Combined with the 1,132 payments made previously, which totaled $311.7 million, that means 1,751 Pennsylvania municipalities have received more than $420.9 million.
Current payment information can be found on this interactive map on Treasury’s website. The map will be updated as additional payments are made.
ARPA gave states the responsibility to disburse these federal funds to municipalities with fewer than 50,000 residents. To receive payments, eligible Pennsylvania municipalities must request funds through the Department of Community and Economic Development. Larger municipalities must apply to receive payments directly from the federal government.
Treasury will continue to pay municipalities on a rolling basis as they complete the necessary steps to receive payment. Pennsylvania has more than 2,500 municipalities that qualify for these payments.
Note: This release was updated to correct the number of municipalities which received payments previously from 1,133 to 1,132 and to make related corrections.