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Federal Program Funds

Minnesota will receive an estimated $3.505 billion in program-specific federal funds as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP).

Supporting working families  Supporting working families

  • Supplemental Discretionary Child Care Development Block Grant: $202 Million
  • Mandatory Child Care Development Funds: $9.2 Million Increase
  • Child Care Stabilization Grant Funding: $324.1 Million
  • Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Supplement: $8.2 Million
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): $167 Million
  • Pandemic Emergency Assistance: $14.3 Million
  • Older Adults (Misc.): $23.1 Million
  • Child Abuse Prevention: $4.4 Million
  • Emergency Rental Assistance: $229 Million
  • Homeowner Assistance Fund: $128 Million
  • HOME Investment Partnerships: $31 Million

Access support for working families

Ensuring students catch up on learning  Ensuring students catch up on learning

  • Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief: $1.3 Billion
  • Emergency Assistance to Nonpublic Schools: $37.7 Million
  • Library Services and Technology Grants: $3.2 Million
  • Special Education – IDEA: $52.4 Million
  • Homeless Children and Youth: $8.7 Million
  • Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT): $14.3 Million
  • School COVID-19 Testing: $169.9 Million

Access education support

Supporting small business  Supporting small business and driving economic recovery

  • State Small Business Credit Initiative: $75.3 Million
  • Statewide Transit Systems: $350.4 Million
  • Capital Projects: $179 Million 

Access small business and economic support

  • Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Small business assistance application guidance expected summer 2021.
  • Emergency vouchers. Learn more from the Met Council.

Additional help administered by the federal government

Public health funds

  • COVID-19 Vaccination: $52.3 Million 
  • Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Equity Cut-out: $25.1 Million 
  • Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Disease: $4.1 Million 
  • Supplemental Vaccination: $2.3 Million

Additional help administered by the federal government

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