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ARPA Grant

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) is intended to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including the public health and economic impacts. The City of Lubbock is accepting requests for funding for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) also known as the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) to assist local nonprofits. This funding is intended to lead in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic throughout the years of outlays until the end of calendar year 2024.

Deadline to apply is October 31.

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To Apply

Click on the following links to obtain an application form and sample materials that are intended to assist you in submitting your proposal:

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Click the button below to log in and make changes to an existing grant application.

Eligibility Examples
  • Nonprofit applying shall be either located within the City of Lubbock city limits or provide services to residents of the City of Lubbock.

  • Only nonprofit organizations that did not receive previous COVID aid (i.e. Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), ARPA or CARES Act) will be considered. For-profit entities and individuals are not eligible.

  • Fundraising losses due to Pandemic

  • View the "Info Sheet" above to learn more

  • September 1, 2022: Release of application

  • October 31, 2022 at 11:59pm CT: Deadline for application submissions

  • November 2022: Application review period

  • December 2022: Award determinations and CFWT staff sends award letters with grant agreements

NOTICE: Please be aware that all grant applications must be submitted through the online portal. Applications will not be accepted via mail or email.


If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Denise Oviedo at

Once your online application is completed you will receive an email confirming a successful application submission. If you do not receive this email, please contact us so we may further assist you.

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