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AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

 

 

We guide our funding decisions according to the following principles:

  • Confidentiality, We keep your private information private.
  • Fairness, We use tools to minimize bias in the review process so that applications are scored fairly according to their merits and suitability to the program.
  • Excellence, We have high expectations of grantees, and require rigorous reporting and follow through.
  • Efficiency, We evaluate applications thoroughly yet swiftly, so that energy and focus can be put towards the work that really matters.
  • Transparency, All funding decisions are based on these rules, available to reviewers and applicants alike.

 

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Date (subject to change)

Activity / Deliverable

Details

 Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Application available on the City of Reading ARPA Small Business Support Program website


Optional link available on the City
of Reading website.

City Of Reading, PA
(readingpa.gov)

Wednesday, August 23 and Wednesday September 06
(9:30am – 10:30am)

Register for Technical Assistance
via zoom-virtual meeting:

 

 

 

Optional link available on the City
of Reading website.

City Of Reading, PA
(readingpa.gov)

 

 

Friday, September 29, 2023 (5pm)

APPLICATION DEADLINE CLOSED

Please submit by 5pm EST

October 02, – November 15, 2023

Review Panel Meets

Funding recommendations

Monday, December 05, 2023

Funding Decisions Announced

Recipients notified via email

Week of January 08, 2024

Grant Agreement Signed

Signatures via DocuSign

    March 29, June 28, & September 27, December 2024, and March 2025

Quarterly Monitoring

Report data and finance details

Friday, December 27, 2024

50% ARPA 2024 Funding Expended

Submit invoices & documentation

Monday, June 30, 2025

ALL ARPA 2024 Funding Expended

Submit final invoices & documentation