On April 15, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released new guidance on pre-award requirements, outlining immediate steps counties need to take to receive future direct payments from the U.S. Department of the Treasury under the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Funds authorized by the American Rescue Plan Act. By following these guidelines, counties will be better positioned to receive payments quickly and efficiently.

Submission instructions for the Recovery Fund have not yet been released, but it is expected the U.S. Department of the Treasury will announce this information in the coming day. The National Association of Counties