COVID-19 Federal Assistance e311
A collaboration between Bloomberg Philanthropies and the U.S. Conference of Mayors helping cities identify, obtain, and retain federal funding for COVID recovery and response efforts.
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We recently held a workshop on compliance and reporting requirements for recipients of federal funds, particularly State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.
The workshop featured several Inspectors General from federal agencies discussing common pitfalls and good practices for audit submissions and preventing fraud, waste and abuse. Panelists included representatives from the Departments of Justice, Homeland Security, and Treasury.
We recently held a workshop on Leveraging Multiple Federal Funding Sources for COVID Response and Recovery: When/what funds to use.
This workshop featured panels on funding available for two key topics: (1) health and well-being in schools and (2) water infrastructure projects and water affordability programs. Panelists included representation from the Department of Education, FEMA, CDC, EPA, Treasury, USDA, and ACF HHS.
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Our team of experts has already answered nearly 300 questions from cities across the country—about the streams of federal funding available to support your city’s COVID recovery, best-in-class strategies and practices for accessing and spending it, technical requirements for compliance, and more. Browse the questions and answers, or search for a topic or keyword to get straight to the information your city needs.
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