How to Acccess ARPA Funds GraphicStates, And Local Governments With Populations Over 50,000 (Cities And Counties) Will Receive Direct Funds Via The New Treasury Portal:

  • Access the US Treasury Submission Portal here
  • Make sure your organization has an active SAM registration
  • Make sure your org has a DUNS number
  • Gather payment information (EIN; your name and contact info; name and title of authorized representative of your org; bank name, contact info, routing/account number). An “authorized representative” at your organization is someone who is authorized to sign legal agreements (in this case, agreements/contracts with the federal government).
  • Certify for funds by verifying your identity using (The person submitting the application on the portal must sign up for which requires a personal government photo ID – not an employee ID badge. According to NACo, is a trusted tech partner to multiple government agencies and your information is secure. Treasury receives only your name and email address and the assurance that your identification has been verified. All personally identifiable information provided to is encrypted and disclosed only with the express consent of the user. Once you register, your login credentials can be used to re-enter the portal in the future.)  
  • To get certified/verified, you will need: SSN, driver’s license or passport number, facial recognition
  • On the portal page, click the “Request Fiscal Recovery Funds” button
  • Follow the steps to complete your funding request using the information you’ve gathered in steps 2-6 above
  • In 4-5 days after submission (which includes time for ID verification by Treasury), you will receive your first wire transfer which will be 50% of your requested funds  
  • No earlier than May of 2022 (next year), you will receive the remaining 50% of your funds

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This 8-part eCourse will provide resources to help you convince others in your organization of the value of investing in a public records solution using ARPA funds. 

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