Tag: federal funds

Colorado Putting $275 Millon in Federal Funds Toward Child Care Programs

Colorado is putting $275 million in funds received under the federal American Rescue Plan toward child care expenses for families, Gov. Jared Polis’ administration announced on Monday. The federal money will also go toward raises and bonuses for more than 24,000 early childhood educators, as well as “offsetting operational expenses” for the state’s 4,700 child…


Santa Ana Outlines $130 Million Federal Aid Spending Plan

The City of Santa Ana, Calif. on May 24 revealed its spending strategy for the $130 million in federal funds it will receive through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The funds will be delivered to the city’s designated departments in two tranches, one year apart. Santa Ana will receive $79.5 million in the first installment. The city is…


Irvine is Rolling Out Rental Assistance Program 

The City of Irvine is introducing a rental assistance program that will reimburse landlords for up to 80 percent of past due rent to compensate for missed payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. The federally-funded program, called the Irvine Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), differs from Orange County’s $66 million rental assistance program, which began Feb. 1. Irvine received direct allocations of $16.8…