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Category: ARPA Funding

ARPA Community Survey

City of Holyoke Seeks Community Input on COVID-19 Recovery The City of Holyoke received over $40 million in American Rescue Plan Act Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds from the United States Treasury to aid in recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The first half of ARPA-CSLFRF funds were provided to projects like small business … Continued

Employee Retention Incentive announced

Over the course of the pandemic, City of Holyoke employees have worked diligently to pivot and adapt to the changing environment to keep up with our municipal obligations while attempting to keep our staff and the public safe. The pandemic had created a set of new challenges on top of existing pre-covid challenges employees faced … Continued

Covid 19 Relief & Recovery Grants Available

Covid 19 Relief & Recovery Grants for Small Businesses and the Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Industry are launched in Holyoke $800,000 in American Rescue Plan Act Funds allocated by Acting Mayor Terence Murphy to address the local negative economic impacts of the pandemic to be distributed as grants  HOLYOKE – As part of his initial … Continued

Notice of Availability – ARPA Round II

Acting Mayor Terry Murphy In conjunction with the City of Holyoke Office for Community Development Notice of Availability of American Rescue Recovery Act Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Round II – $3,850,000.00 (County funds) Date of Notice: September 14, 2021 Round II ARPA consists of $3.85 million allocated to the City of Holyoke by the … Continued

City of Holyoke Seeks Citizens Advisory Committee Members

City of Holyoke Seeks Citizens Advisory Committee Members July 29, 2021   The City of Holyoke seeks residents to serve on the volunteer Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to assist the Office for Community Development in identifying community development and housing needs in the City and to review federal grant applications and make funding recommendations to the … Continued

ARPA Public Comment Period Extended to noon on 7/26/21

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD – Extended to July 26 @ Noon The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds will be administered by the City of Holyoke Office for Community Development with the assistance of the Mayor’s Office, Treasurer’s Office, and Auditor’s Office consistent with the administration of the Community Development Block Grant funds.    Coronavirus State … Continued

ARPA Grant Proposal Deadline Extended

ARPA Grant Proposal Deadline Extended Date of Notice:  June 1, 2021 Date of Revision:  June 16, 2021  June 16, 2021 Updates The application deadline is extended to June 28, 2021, at 6:00 pm EST.   The character length limits for each response have been added to each question. At this time, the city is not accepting applications from … Continued

Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds 

Acting Mayor Terry Murphy  In conjunction with the City of Holyoke Office for Community Development  Notice of Availability  of  American Rescue Recovery Act  Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds  Date of Notice: June 1, 2021  The United States Department of the Treasury has issued an Interim Finale Rule (31 CFR Part 35) to implement  the Coronavirus … Continued

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