FAQ & Advocacy Resources

Below are important frequently asked questions and advocacy resources from GFOA's Federal Liaison Center.

Advocacy Letters

Week in Washington Updates

Congressional Advocacy

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there existing programs through which emergency aid funding may go through?

Is there any funding to support transportation services and operations?

Is there funding to assist state and local law enforcement and jails to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19?

  • The Department of Justice had made funding for state and local law enforement through the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF). Click the link below for more information.
  • FY20 CESF Allocations by State

Does my jurisdiction have access to Disaster Relief Funding?

  • Disaster Relief Funding is administered by FEMA throughPublic Assistance Grants. Upon completion of FEMA's general application process, jurisdiction's should contact their regional FEMA offices or state emergency services agency.