Adams County COVID-19 Grant Program

COVID-19 Grant Program

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Adams County Mission

To responsibly serve the Adams County community with integrity and innovation.

Adams County Vision

Adams County is the most innovative and inclusive county in America for all families and businesses.

Adams County Goals

Education and Economic Vitality

Adams County supports economic prosperity by attracting new businesses, retaining existing businesses, and supporting the growth and development of small businesses. We do that by creating programs that facilitate a highly-skilled and well-educated workforce; support a positive image and brand for Adams County, and foster a viable economic environment for our business community.

High Performing, Fiscally Sustainable Government

A high performing government knows and delivers what its residents want, is customer centric, has an innovative culture, and uses the best technology. We consider the sustainability of our services and service delivery in all areas of government operations. We have the right people in the right jobs and align our resources with our priorities. We implement best practices and empower our people with collaboration, adaptability, and teamwork.

Quality of Life

Our residents feel safe and protected within their neighborhoods. Our communities are visually attractive and have outstanding park, recreational, open space, and cultural amenities. Our residents are actively engaged in their community. Sustainability of development and natural resource preservation are an integral part of our growth and redevelopment.

Safe, Reliable Infrastructure

Adams County provides an appropriate, sustainable, public infrastructure that supports the quality of life of our residents and employees, meets the needs of our businesses and supports economic development, and is maintained at the level of service our residents and employees need.

Community Enrichment

Adams County provides a human service network that protects the vulnerable in our community. We improve lives through integral community partnerships.

COVID 19 Grant Information

The Adams County COVID-19 Grant Program, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), is now accepting applications. The program is designed to provide financial support for projects and programs assisting in COVID-19 response and recovery efforts in Adams County. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Dec. 15. Businesses, nongovernmental organizations, nonprofit organizations, school districts, and special districts are encouraged to apply. 

COVID-19 Grant Program Webinars

To learn more about Adams County Board of Commissioners’ funding priorities, understand the application process, eligibility guidelines, and reporting requirements, join us for one of the upcoming informational webinars.

Businesses, nongovernmental organizations, nonprofit organizations, school districts and special districts are encouraged to attend and apply. 

  • Broadband & Infrastructure; Transportation Services & Access
    View the webinar.
  • Children, Youth & Families; Homelessness Prevention & Affordable Housing; Veterans; Undocumented Residents; and Older Adults
    View the webinar.
  • Healthcare & Vaccinations
    View the webinar.
  • Workforce Development and Job Training; Technical Assistance for Businesses
    View the webinar.
  • Seminario web en español - RESCHEDULED

Who should Apply

Organizations addressing COVID-19 pandemic impacts in Adams County

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • School districts
  • Special districts
  • Businesses
  • Nongovernmental organizations

When to Apply

2021 Cycle

  • November 1, 2021 - Application period opens
  •  December 15, 2021 – Applications due
  • Early 2022 – Grants awarded

Frequently Asked Questions

Governor Priorities

  • Affordable Housing
  • Behavioral and Mental Health
  • Workforce Development and Higher Education
  • Economic Recovery and Relief

County Priorities

Project/program must relate to a county priority:

  • Homelessness Prevention & Affordable Housing
  • Veterans
  • Older Adults
  • Undocumented Residents
  • Health Care & Vaccinations
  • Workforce Development & Job Training
  • Broadband
  • Technical Assistance for Businesses
  • Transportation Services & Access
  • Children, Youth & Families