The state of Wisconsin has announced its Routes to Recovery: Local Government Aid Grants program whereby $200 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding has been earmarked for all Wisconsin counties and local governments. Each local government will receive a minimum of $5,000. Allocations to counties can be viewed here and allocations to all other local governments can be found here. This funding is available for unbudgeted expenditures incurred between March 1 and Oct. 31, 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health emergency in the following categories:
Refer to the Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Operational Overview for more information.
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