St. Lawrence County American Rescue Plan Act
Economic Development and Tourism Funding Program
At its August board meeting, the St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators allocated American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) funds to be administered by the St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency (“IDA”). The Board of Legislators declared that “economic development and tourism are essential to improving the services and activities available in St. Lawrence County” and allocated $2,900,000 in ARPA funds to be distributed through the IDA to organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through a number of program categories.
Completion of an application is not a guarantee of award. Applications will be reviewed, and awards will be made at the discretion of the St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency.
The following St. Lawrence County Economic Development ARPA Program Applications will be accepted until funds have been depleted:
New Hire Training: (click here for application)
Existing Worker Training: (click here for application)
CDL-A, Childcare, Heavy Equipment Operator, and Healthcare Training Programs (click here for more information)
The following St. Lawrence County Economic Development and Tourism ARPA Program Applications expired on January 30, 2023:
*Facility and Infrastructure Improvements: (click here for application) Expired
*Small Business and Nonprofit Assistance: (click here for application) Expired
*Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality Promotion: (click here for application) Expired
*Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality Capacity Building Grants: (click here for application) Expired
*Applications received prior to the January 30th deadline are currently under review. If it is determined that ARPA monies remain available after the latest round of awards are made, then applications will be re-posted reflecting the new deadline for submission.
St. Lawrence County ARPA Economic Development and Tourism Funding Program Allocation Outline with additional information regarding project funding categories, eligibility, and application guidelines for the ARPA funds. (click here for more information).
St. Lawrence County: www.stlawco.org
St Lawrence County CEDS: slcida.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/2022_CEDS.pdf
US Department of Treasury ARPA Information: Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds | U.S. Department of the Treasury
ARPA Final Rule: 2022-00292.pdf (govinfo.gov)