According to Gwinnett County government, more than $441 million of COVID-19 federal funding has been used to respond to the public health emergency and mitigate the economic impact it has had on the community.
Here is the breakdown of expenditures.
- County Government:
- County Facility and Service Provisions, $133 million, are funding County projects working to ensure fair and equitable distribution of resources to protect our most vulnerable communities
- County Operations: $96.8 million has been used to support County operations and enable our workforce to continue offering superior services to our residents, businesses, and visitors
- Housing and Utility Assistance: More than $81.8 million invested in housing and utility assistance
- Economic Support: Nearly $38.7 million has been designated to provide financial assistance to small businesses, tourism, and Arts and Entertainment
- Other Government Entities: More than $27.6 million has been shared with other government entities to support their COVID-19 costs
- Public Health: Over $24.4 million has been shared with our local health department and other health agencies to help our community stay healthy
- Nonprofit Services: Almost $23 million aligned to support nonprofits around our community and increase services to those most in need
- Food Assistance: Nearly $11 million allocated to the provision of emergency food assistance
- Broadband Infrastructure: $5 million has been invested in broadband enhancements
Visit https://www.gwinnettcounty.com/web/gwinnett/departments/financialservices/grants/covid-19fundinginvestments for more information.