CARES Act Funds Resources

Ohio Office of Budget and Management

OBM Grants Website – Coronavirus Relief Fund Local Government Assistance Program
OBM Guidance and FAQs (Updated 1-19-2021)

Important CARES Act Deadlines

CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund Important Deadlines

Coronavirus Relief Fund Local Government Redistribution Process and Timeline of Activities

Examples of Small Business Grant Programs


Auditor of State Memo on using CARES Act Funds to support Small Businesses

Examples of Nonprofit Grant Programs


Public Safety Payroll

Sample Resolution – Public Safety Payroll
Federal Guidance – Use of Cares Act Funds for Public Safety Payroll


Auditing of CARES Act Funding – Oct. 1, 2020
Presentation and Recording

Webinar Q&A Follow Up

How Counties are Using Cares Act Dollars: Examples from Henry And Ottawa Counties – Sept. 9, 2020
Ottawa County presentationHenry County presentation and Recording

‘How Counties are Using CARES Act Dollars: Examples from Fairfield and Richland’ – August 21, 2020
Fairfield County presentationRichland County presentation and Recording

Understanding the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security (CARES) Act webinar – June 5: Presentation and Recording

How to Use CARES Act Funds

County Government Use of the Coronavirus Relief Fund Survey Results
Examples of Counties Utilizing Federal CARES Act Funds
How to Use Coronavirus Relief Funding to Impact Ohio Communities
Guidance on Using Federal Coronavirus Relief Funds

US Treasury

U.S. Treasury CARES Act Webpage
U.S. Treasury  Guidance for State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal Governments (Updated 9-2-20)
U.S. Treasury Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions (Updated 10-19-2020)

Ohio Auditor of State

Ohio Auditor of State COVID-19 and CARES Act Webpage


NACo CARES Act Webpage

Other Resources

Talking Points for State and Federal Advocacy
County Advisory Bulletin: Coronavirus Relief Funds and State Capital Reappropriations
Sample Resolution for Counties to Pass Regarding HB 481