Provided by Community Foundation for Northern Virginia
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law on March 11, 2021, launching one of the largest economic relief programs in U.S. history. Of the bill’s $1.9 trillion, nearly $7 billion is designated for the state of Virginia. ARPA’s investment in Northern Virginia can reduce pandemic-related hardships and create opportunities for inclusive prosperity for the residents in our region.
Beginning last month, on July 15, many residents in our region received Child Tax Credit payments which will continue through December 2021. To educate and help gain access to these benefits, we encourage organizations to review this toolkit created by Voices for Virginia’s children.
This toolkit and other resources that will be made available in the coming months should help organizations connect residents with ARPA resources to create a community that works for everyone.