COVID-19 Resources

EDA is helping the country build back better from the pandemic through our CARES Act and ARPA programs. Below are resources to help local economies, communities and regions recover from the coronavirus pandemic including, grant information, frequently asked questions, webinars and more.

American Rescue Plan (ARPA)

Under the American Rescue Plan, EDA was allocated $3 billion in supplemental funding to assist communities nationwide in their efforts to build back better by accelerating the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and building local economies that will be resilient to future economic shocks.

View EDA's American Rescue Plan Programs

EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance

EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance, which is being administered under the authority of the bureau’s flexible Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) (PDF) program, provides a wide-range of financial assistance to communities and regions as they respond to and recover from the impacts of the pandemic.

View EDA's CARES Act Program

Other Federal Resources