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Lane County to award $3 million in ARPA funding

Since the first case of coronavirus was discovered in the United States, the pandemic has caused severe, intertwined public health and economic crises. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law in March 2021 to provide economic relief to nonprofits and local governments struggling to get back on their feet. This month, Lane County will award $3 million in grants to assist nonprofits and public agencies that did not receive direct American Rescue Plan (ARPA) allocations as they recover from the COVID . . .