The American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act is a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill designed to help the U.S. recover from the ongoing impacts of the pandemic. Multnomah County’s total ARP allocation is $157.6m.
American Rescue Plan (ARP) investments Pages
Multnomah County relied on five core values throughout the work of developing proposals for investing American Rescue Plan funds.
Multnomah County’s ARP investments into our public health emergency response included support for testing, tracing, outbreak responses, vaccinations, call center and emergency operations, and more.
A portion of Multnomah County’s ARP allocation was used to uphold the welfare of people in our direct care, notably those who are in congregate settings like shelter, jail and juvenile detention.
Multnomah County invested $902,000 to restore and continue critical County services that were impacted by local, state or federal budget cuts.
Multnomah County’s ARP investments have been used to maintain or expand the our safety net services, and to invest in addressing the negative impacts of the pandemic to help our community recover.
Multnomah County invested ARP funds into key County infrastructure, including improved air quality in our buildings and expanded technology for telework.