American Rescue Plan Act Funding and Programs
Park County's goal is to rebuild a sustainable economy through investments in housing development and improvements, individuals and families, capital improvements, restoring the public sector and surging resources to local businesses and nonprofits. Park County has received $3,660,420 in Local Relief Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) from the U.S. Treasury. American Rescue Plan Act dollars are critical to the county's financial plan for recovery which includes a mix of federal, state, and local stimulus funds.
Residential Well Program -The Residential Well Grant Program is designed to assist Park County residents with the installation of a new well system or repair/rehabilitation of existing well systems. The application period closed on September 1 and applications are currently under review.
Septic System Upgrade Program - As of August 1, the application period for the Septic System Upgrade Program closed and applications are currently under review.
Individual and Household Assistance Program (IHAP) - The Individual and Household Assistance Program (IHAP) provided assistance to residents who continue to face unprecedented, direct and indirect impacts due to COVID-19. IHAP offered two different funding opportunities: Direct Cash Assistance (DCA) for $500 and assistance to individuals and households, up to $3,000 per household.
Small Business and Nonprofit Assistance Program (SBNAP) - SBNAP provided financial assistance to small businesses and nonprofits in Park County in two categories: Negative Economic Impact ($5000 grants) and Community Project grants up to $50,000.