DOVER — Kent County nonprofits will be able to apply for their share of $8 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding and State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds starting July 28 at 8 a.m.
Eligible nonprofits include those whose missions or service offerings primarily benefit:
• Seniors, including senior community centers, food assistance providers, transit assistance providers and other senior support service providers.
• Homeless individuals and families, including temporary housing providers (shelters), food assistance providers, guidance counseling services and other homeless support service providers. Food assistance may include providers such as food banks and pantries that offer food for children, their families and the general public.
• Children and youth, including education, counseling, childcare, food assistance and other child and youth support service providers.
• Disabled individuals (visual, hearing and mobility impaired, and developmentally disabled) including education, employment assistance, transportation, food services and other support services.
A COVID Loss Recovery Program will address financial losses in the form of reduced revenues and increased costs due to the pandemic and a COVID Capital Improvement Program will provide funding for capital projects to respond to the pandemic.
An in-person informational session will be hosted Wednesday, July 27, at 7 p.m. in the Kent County Levy Court chambers at 555 Bay Road in Dover.
The presentation will also be streamed online, or participants can call in. Individuals joining by phone should call 1-408-418-9388, access code: 2344 605 2570, meeting password: # symbol
Webex access can be found at kentcountyde.webex.com/kentcountyde/j.php?MTID=mb4ed08f33c7ec79cbe02d32488677afe.
Program instructions, documentation and the recorded informational session will be available on the Kent County Levy Court website after 9 a.m. July 28. It will be available through Friday, Oct. 28, at 5 p.m.