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Below are links to resources which provide information and guidance for managing and reporting on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.  This page will be updated as more information and resources become available.  


American Rescue Plan (ARP) Resources (Updated 4/22/24)

U.S. Treasury Guidance:

U.S. Treasury General Information (including the link for eligible entities to apply for direct Federal aid)

U.S. Treasury Quick Reference Guide

U.S. Treasury Compliance and Reporting Guidance - State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds 3/28/24

U.S. Treasury 'How To' Guide:  Using State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds for Affordable Housing Production and Preservation (July 2022)

U.S. Treasury Step-by-Step Video Walkthrough of Reporting Portal (for Non-Entitlement Units - NEUs) 3/10/22

U.S. Treasury Step-by-Step Video Walkthrough on how to Report Revenue Loss/Government Services (EC 6.1) 4/7/22

U.S. Treasury Step-by-Step Video Walkthrough of how to Designate User Roles in Treasury Portal 1/14/22

U.S. Treasury Interim Report and Recovery Plan (in the event an entity has not submitted a Project and Expenditure Report)

U.S. Treasury Recovery Plan Template (for non-NEUs - metropolitan cities and counties with more than 250,000 residents)

Uniform Grant Guidance (aka 2 CFR Part 200)

2021 Single Audit Compliance Supplement

2022 Single Audit Compliance Supplement

2023 Single Audit Compliance Supplement 

Final Rule (Effective April 1, 2022)

Final Rule Overview (Applies to the Final Rule Effective April 1, 2022)

Final Rule FAQ (7/27/22) 

Summaries of Early Examples of SLFRF Projects

Additional Examples of How Recipients are Using SLFRF Funds

Non-Entitlement Unit (NEU) Information

IRS Guidance on COVID-19 Related Tax Credits for Paid Leave

IRS Fact Sheet on COVID-19 Related Tax Credit for Paid Leave

New York State Resources:

ARPA Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to NEUs (NYS Department of Budget Website)

OSC Bulletin – Federal Aid Received by NYS Local Governments and School Districts under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act and the American Rescue Plan Act


Additional Resources:

GFOA of the U.S. and Canada


ARPA Revenue Replacement Calculator (Created by the GFOA of the U.S. and Canada) (Updated January 2022)




NYGFOA Members Only Facebook Group 

At a time when we must be isolated, we need each other more than ever. In an effort to keep NYGFOA members connected and accessible to one another, this Members Only Group was created so you can collaborate, share how you are responding to the various Executive Orders, how you are adjusting to the changing financial landscape, and more. We hope you will use this format to facilitate peer to peer discussions as we navigate through this new and uncharted time.

To join the Members-only Facebook Group, please click on the below link. When you join the group it will ask you for your first and last name and entity. Our staff will be accepting members Monday-Friday, throughout the workday.
NYGFOA Members Only Facebook Group

COVID-19 Resources 

Governor Cuomo’s Executive Orders

OSC Local Government and School Accountability

OSC Local Government and School Accountability:  FAQs related to COVID-19 pdf (Updated 5/4/2020) 

Guidance on the Contacts of a Close or Proximate Contact of a Confirmed of Suspended Case of COVID-19

Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)


Health Resources

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center

Federal Government

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Internal Revenue Service (Coronavirus Tax Relief)

Joint site of the White House, Dept of Health and Human Services and the CDC

US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Small Business Administration (SBA)

New York State

NYS Department of Health (State’s Main Coronavirus Webpage)

NYS Department of Labor  

NYS Empire State Development

NYS Department of State

NYS Department of Taxation and Finance

NYS Department of Civil Service

NYS Office of the State Comptroller

NYS Department of Education (NYSED)

Government Associations

GFOA of US and Canada (National) Resource Center for Coronavirus Response

Association of Towns of the State of New York [Shared with permission from the Association of Towns of NYS]

NYCOM [Shared with permission from the NYS Conference of Mayors & Village Officials]

NYSAC [Shared with permission from the NYS Association of Counties]

County Health Officials of New York

New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA)

Association of International Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)