What are ineligible costs?
  • Loss that bears no relation or is grossly disproportionate to the type or extent of harm experienced due to the COVID‐19 public health emergency.
  • Contributions to rainy day funds, financial reserves, or similar funds.
  • Payment of interest or principal on outstanding debt instruments. 
  • Inherently religious activities, such as worship, religious instruction, or proselytization, and/or those that promote or inhibit religious interest.
  • Lobbying, support of candidates for public office, or other political activities.
  • Economic hardship incurred for reasons other than the pandemic.
  • Direct reimbursement for invoices, receipts, or expenditures prior to March 3, 2021.

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1. If I have questions, who do I contact?
2. Who can apply for both subrecipient and direct beneficiary grants?
3. What is the maximum dollar amount that I can apply for?
4. What are eligible uses of ARPA funds?
5. What are ineligible costs?
6. What is the difference between a beneficiary and subrecipient?
7. If I received a private business loan to cover operating expenses due to COVID-19, do I need to disclose that on my application as an alternate funding source and potential duplication of benefit?
8. What is a duplication of benefit?
9. What happens if it is determined my application award would result in a duplication of benefit?
10. I am interested in submitting a bid for one or more of the infrastructure projects the RISE. Where can I find information on how to submit a bid for these projects when they are released?