Together SC Advocating for You
This past week, Treasury released its “Final Rule” on these funds - the final version after months of public comment and tweaks. These are the final regulations that must be followed when spending these state and local government funds. Today, we want to bring you a couple major changes.
Scott Wierman, President and CEO, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry shares how they are working with local government to help invest ARPA funds.
Folks who feel like nothing gets done in South Carolina in July will think twice when they read all that Gov. Henry McMaster’s accelerateSC task force is doing this summer to craft our state’s vision for recovery from the pandemic that disrupted our economy and upended lives.
In January, Together SC’s Board of Directors adopted the 2021 Advocacy Agenda. At the top of that list is “COVID-19 Relief for Nonprofits”. Since then, we’ve been monitoring the Statehouse and Congress on where exactly additional relief would come. We got our answer in March the ARP.
This blog post contains portions pulled, with permission, from our friends at the SC Arts Alliance. Thank you SCAA! Before diving in, be sure to read our quick overview of the ARP State/Local Funding in a recent blog post here, and view our webinar on this funding here. This blog assumes that...
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) was signed into law earlier this month. The $1.9 trillion legislation has a number of provisions that impact all nonprofits, and we wanted to share a quick list of some general areas to highlight, plus what you can do to advocate for nonprofits now.