Stimulus Funding to Fund State & Local Government Technology Initiatives


Okta & Grants Office discuss the latest round of COVID-19 stimulus funding signed into law on March 11, 2021 which provides funding to state and local governments for a variety of activities. The $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan allocates over $350 billion dollars in direct aid to state and local governments, and also provides funding for a variety of other activities at the state and local government level, such as vaccine planning and distribution; contact tracing, testing, and surveillance; and transportation improvements. However, it can be challenging to figure out how to access these funds, how they can be spent, and how they can fund your technology initiatives.