Funding For America

October 29, 2021


Funding For America

NWA Daily

The Benton County Quorum Court is moving forward with the allocation of the a portion of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds. 

  • Initiative: The ARP was set in place to provide funds to the nation to keep communities afloat during the pandemic. Benton County will receive $54m over the course of 2 years. 
  • Allocation: The AMP committee voted to give a large portion to fire departments, $1.5m to employees who worked through the pandemic, and other improvements. There have been 25 applications for funding submitted.

Read more about the allocation of funds HERE

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