US Treasury Department Guidance

Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

US Treasury final ARPA Rule:  

NEU Compliance and Reporting Guidance

Non-entitlement units of local government = NEU

On April 1, 2022, U.S. Treasury released the Project and Expenditure Report templates for the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) program. The Project and Expenditure Report is due from all SLFRF recipients by April 30, 2022. An Updated program User Guide was also released to assist in the submission of information. 

If you have questions or need additional information, please send an email via

At the end of 2021, the U.S. Treasury released a new Agreements and Supporting Documents User Guide to be used for compliance and reporting in Non-entitlement communities (typically those under 50,000 in population). The NEU specific document creates a new reporting portal called which is designed to be more user friendly for smaller entities. The guidance provides instructions to NEUs on setting accounts, assigning reporting roles, and providing required documentation to Treasury. (January 3, 2022 Legislative Bulletin.) 

Frequently Asked Questions: 

If you have specific questions on ARPA contact

The League and WI Towns Association ARPA FAQ (PDF) November 15, 2021

Treasury Guidance on the DISTRIBUTION of Funds to Non-Entitlement Units of Govt. (PDF) June 30, 2021

League ARPA Guidance FAQ (PDF) May 24, 2021

Lost Revenue: What Municipalities Need to Know by the NLC, June 3, 2021

ARPA Allocations (Excel) by Municipality (The spreadsheet will download to your computer.)


The Calculator was created by the League in partnership with the Wisconsin Towns Association with help from the WI Department of Revenue. Read the Media Release on WisBusiness here

The Calculator will download to your computer as an Excel spreadsheet.

General Information

General information & Quick Reference Guide (PDF) 

American Rescue Plan Fact Sheet (PDF) & American Rescue Plan Interim Final Rule (PDF) May 10, 2021

Qualified Census Tracts

WI Dept of Revenue Information and Guidance May 5, 2021

League Comments

League Comments on the Interim Rule (PDF) July 13, 2021


League NEU Treasury Guidance Roundtable Presentation (PDF) May 25, 2021

League ARPA Guidance Review Roundtable Presentation (PDF) May 11, 2021

National League of Cities ARPA Presentation (PDF) May 21, 2021

Request Funding


Local governments designated as non-entitlement units are eligible to receive Funds as provided in the American Rescue Plan Act. They will receive the funding directly from the state no later than 30 days after the state receives the funding. Non-entitlement communities SHOULD NOT request ARPA funds through the Treasury portal.

Recipient Compliance and Reporting Responsibilities US Treasury overall website for reporting.  Includes: 

  1. US Treasury's Portal for Recipient Reporting User Guide (PDF) August 9, 2021
  2. State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (LFRF) Compliance-and-Reporting-Guidance.pdf ( (PDF) June 17, 2021