The Township of Cherry Hill has been awarded a total of $11.36 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency and its economic impact.
Township Council has approved that a portion of this funding is made available as recovery grants to community organizations, non-profits, and small businesses that have faced economic hardship resulting from or worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following this grant opportunity and dependent on remaining funds available, the Township may open additional social service program reinvestment grants that will prioritize funding for programs that support the following:
- Food Insecurity Programs
- Drug Overdose Prevention Programs
- Behavioral and Mental Health Programs
- Violence Prevention Programs
- Affordable Childcare Programs
- Programs that support the most vulnerable including Seniors, ADA and Special Needs Programs
The Township will host a total of four informational sessions to answer questions pertaining to the RISE program and the application process.
Please see details below regarding the next presentation:
Friday, Nov. 18, Virtual. 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Zoom link: https://bit.ly/3fTQnns
For more information, please visit our website at www.chnj.gov/rise.