Governor Carney announces funding for Del. nonprofits hit hard by pandemic

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long have announced the Community Investment Recovery Fund, which will provide nonprofits with one-time funding to support major capital projects in Delaware communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

We’re told the Community Investment Recovery Fund is funded with $100 million from the American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law by President Biden on March 11th. Delaware officials have recently announced several investments funded by ARPA, which meet the goals of the legislation by building a stronger, more equitable economy in communities hit hard by the pandemic, providing immediate economic stabilization for impacted households and businesses, addressing systemic public health, public safety, and economic challenges, and meeting pandemic response needs.

The application for funding is now available online. Applications must be fully completed and submitted by November 30, 2021.

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