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ARPA Insight Stories: Small Business Wage Subsidy Program

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In November 2021, Mayor Brandon M. Scott awarded the Mayor’s Office of Employment & Development $30 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to expand workforce development and job placements throughout the city. Read more about ARPA Insight Stories: Small Business Wage Subsidy Program...

 

ARPA Insight Stories: COVID-19 Childcare Stability Grant

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Introducing ARPA Insight Stories

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provided $641 million to the City of Baltimore in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency and its negative economic impacts. Mayor Brandon M. Scott established the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Programs to transparently and effectively administer this funding on behalf of the City. Since July 2021, Mayor Brandon M. Scott has allocated over $450 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. ARPA Insight Stories will share the impact of funded programs through this office. For more details regarding proposals, funded projects, and project progress visit our website.

 

ARPA Insight Stories: Lexington Market

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ARPA Impact Stories: Lexington Market

In March 2022, Mayor Brandon M. Scott allocated $4.9 million of Baltimore’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to complete the redevelopment of Lexington Market, for the 45+ diverse merchants who will call the new market home. The new merchant mix will increase minority-owned businesses and women-owned businesses. The market’s redevelopment marks a new era for the nearly 240-year-old institution.

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ARPA Townhall

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Join us on Feb. 8th for an ARPA Town Hall!

February ARPA Newsletter

In July 2021, Mayor Brandon Scott established the Mayor’s Office of Recovery programs to be responsible for administering all aspects of ARPA funding and regularly reporting to the federal government, as well as the public.

 

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Mayor Scott Announces $35 Million Investment to Kickstart Efforts to Close the Digital Divide

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing Baltimore’s latest investment with American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars: $35 million focused on the administration’s efforts to close the digital divide.

 

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