The Coconino County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved 19 community funding proposals submitted by organizations within the county to receive American Rescue Plan Act funding. The funds, totaling approximately $5 million, were specifically set aside by the board to fund community services and projects outside the scope of the county’s capacity. Some of the Flagstaff organizations receiving money include: Catholic Charities, Community Bridges, The Guidance Center, Northland Family Help Center, Housing Solutions of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff Shelter Services, Creative Flagstaff, Flagstaff Family Food Center, Cancer Support Community of Northern Arizona and Arizona Helping Hands. A complete list can be found at the county’s website at Coconino.az.gov. The American Rescue Plan Act is a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill passed by Congress in 2021 to speed up the country’s recovery from the economic and public health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, over $21 million has been allocated to projects focused on economic recovery and job creation in Coconino County.
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