Welcome To

The Albany County

ARPA Application Portal

Albany County was awarded Federal aid as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).  The County has approved the allocation of a portion of those funds towards three major primary priority areas: 

    1. Economic Growth And Recovery
    2. Community Development And Public Health
    3. County Infrastructure and Workforce

Please use the below links to submit an application to the County for consideration. 

Open Economic Growth And Recovery Applications*

*   Completion of an application is not a guarantee of award. Applications will be reviewed, and awards and amounts (even lesser amounts than requestd) will be made at the discretion of Albany County.

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Other Upcoming ARPA Applications

Economic Growth & Recovery

In the coming weeks Albany County intends to open two (2) additional grant applications relating to economic recovery and growth.  These programs are:

Small Business Grants: Grants to help small businesses in the County recover and grow.

On-the Job Training Fund: In partnership with the Capital Region Workforce Development Board, the Albany County will provide additional funding to support expansion of on-the-job training and existing working training in Albany County.

Community Development & Public Health

Around the late summer of 2023,  Albany County intends to open various grant applications relating to Community Development and Public Health.  The priority areas for these grants include:

  • Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse & Telehealth Grants
  • Affordable Housing & Housing Support Grants
  • Community Improvement Capital Grants
  • Food Access Grants
  • Frontline Worker Support Program
  • Non-Profit Recovery Grants (Other)
  • Preventing and Responding to Violence Grants
  • Youth Services Grants
  • Senior Services Grants
  • Transportation Services Grants

ARPA Application Information Sessions

Additional details about the below dates will be provided on the ARPA Portal

June 7th – 12:30 to 1:30 (Virtual)


Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88595106801?pwd=cEEzeHRBeHl1MGdOM0RBL3FYQW1Rdz09 

Phone: (929) 205-6099

Meeting ID: 885 95106801

Passcode: 647524

June 14th – 12:30 to 1:30 (In Person- Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building, Cahill Room)

Additional Upcoming Information Sessions:

June 21st – 12:30 to 1:30 (Virtual – Login Info Pending)

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85283604107?pwd=NEEwZmdTMGtSTWV2c1hyU2hJczlxUT09

Phone:  (929) 205-6099

Meeting ID: 852 8360 4107

Passcode: 378618