See exactly where your dollars are going

St. Louis received $498 million from a plan called the American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA for short. The city has a detailed plan to help fix the challenges created during the Covid pandemic and make neighborhoods safer and stronger for everyone. Below, you can see how those funds are being distributed in real time.

Visit the transparency portal

Learn more about how St. Louis City is using its American Rescue Plan funding by visiting the ARPA Transparency Portal. There, you can learn about current spending and approved programs.

See the plan

Read the City of St. Louis ARPA Recovery Plan to learn more about how the city plans to spend these funds.

Learn more

Additional details regarding requests for proposals, spending, and more will be added to our ARPA Funding Report as the city continues to distribute these funds.

Frequently asked questions

What is ARPA?

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) is a $1.9 trillion federal aid package passed by Congress in March, 2021 to provide financial aid to families, governments, businesses, schools, nonprofits and others impacted by the pandemic.

How much funding is there for the City of St. Louis?

The City of Saint Louis was awarded $498 million in recovery funds from the American Rescue Plan Act. These funds represent a lifeline for thousands of families in our city who have been deeply impacted by the pandemic and resulting economic crisis. You can see how ARPA dollars are being distributed on the ARPA Funding Tracker.

How do I get ARPA funds for myself or my family?

Visit our American Rescue Plan Resource Guide. This is a one-stop shop where you’ll find all the programs currently available to you and your family. It includes instructions on how to apply.

How do I get ARPA funds for my business or non-profit?

Learn how to receive ARPA funding to power up your business or non-profit on our For My Business page.

Who has benefitted from ARPA so far?

Tens of thousands of families have benefitted from programs including direct cash payments, job training, health resources and free transportation. Explore available programs for you and your family.

When do ARPA funds expire?

All funds must be obligated by the end of 2024 and spent by the end of 2026.

Where can I find an example RFP?

Here is a list of our current and past RFPs.