The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, signed into law by Congress, Winston-Salem, and Forsyth County has approved new stimulus money to provide citizens in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The New Stimulus
The City approved $4.4 million to distribute among 10 community groups or agencies, while the county approved $3.1 million allocated to seven entities. The money was given from a pool of $10.5 million set aside to carry out what is called transformational grants, grants designed to provide social and economic assistance especially directed to low-income communities.
Here Are The List Of Organizations Which The City Granted For The Stimulus Money
- Imprints Cares
The organization is set to receive $500,000 to ais the Family Resource Center for Children with Exceptional Needs. This money is intended to expand the learning programs directed at children to age 5.
- Que Pasa
Worth $386,150 to be given to Que Pasa for Project Butterfly, an online guidelines hub for the Hispanic community.
- IBF Solutions
Will have $300,000 for job training and employment for the blind.
- Goler Community Development Corporation and the Black Chamber of Commerce
The workforce program will receive $500,926 to increase employment in the information and technology sector.
- Piedmont Environmental Alliance
$195,000 will be funded for the growth of “green” jobs in the local economy.
- Senior Services
Worth $450,000 will be dedicated to the Intergenerational Center for Arts and Wellness.
For updated Information on the organization included in the stimulus, you can check here.