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Today’s LIHEAP funding release will provide relief to millions of households and help to address the energy disparities that disproportionately impact low-income household and communities of color.

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The American Rescue Plan at ACF

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) provides critical and unprecedented support to children, families, and communities in response to the COVID pandemic and resulting economic downturn, which have been exacerbated by historic racial injustices. ARP funding provides a comprehensive approach to transform the way we support children and families to meet communities where they are and address system inequalities.

As one of the largest stimulus packages in U.S. history, the American Rescue Plan (ARP) provides ACF with resources to fund grants and initiatives that meet the urgent needs of the children, families, and communities we serve disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and build a strong foundation for the next generation.

American Rescue Plan illustration with diverse families.