Financial Advice and Assistance

The Division has looked at as many ways as possible to immediately make available funding that could be needed where General Fund revenues have been lost during the COVID-19 emergency.

Expediting the Severance Direct Distribution by 3 months to get out $15.2m in June.

Main Street COVID19 Relief:  Program announces relief measures for Main Street communities

Rural Economic Development Initiative:  Cycle may be opened summer 2020. The program will align activities to support economic recovery. 

Snapshot of Local Government 
Fiscal Impacts from COVID-19 
Survey Summary 
April 2020

Still Have Questions? 

In partnership with the Governor’s Office, the Division is managing a twice weekly local government coordination call with State department leaders to answer questions on timely emergency issues. Additional access to leadership for questions is provided through a quick submittal form if you can not participate in calls.  Find answers to questions asked in the LIVE question/answer log