STIMULUS FUNDING RESOURCES FOR GOVTECH ENHANCEMENTS
What is ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act)?
March 11, 2021, our country established the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, also known as: H.R. 1319 or ARPA. The $1.9 trillion package addresses the continued public health and economic impacts of COVID. We breakdown the 242-page Act in our on-demand video, American Recue Plan Act – Ask the Experts.
President Biden’s early executive orders included more than a dozen with specific language related to mechanisms for improving service delivery, which revealed a core area for GovTech and CivTech work. The opportunities are endless.
Many of the provisions are IT-related. For example, specific sections of each Act open up chances to offer new or improved broadband access for students to connect with educational resources, and for the public’s use of digital government services in more convenient ways. This also means your administration gets to accelerate your digital transformation too!