The Office of Disaster Recovery has been allocated funds by the Office of Recovery and Business Continuity for the purposes of carrying out various programming with American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.  The purpose of these programs is to assist residents, businesses and neighborhoods equitably recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find information regarding these programs on this site:

The Office of Planning and Economic Development has also recieved funding to administer the Build Back Springfield Program which provides funding to assist in the redevelopment of vacant, historic properties.  For additional information contact the Office of Planning and Economic Development at (413) 787-6020 or email Brian Connors at 

The Department of Recovery and Business Continuity is charged with administration of all ARPA funding.  They have Requests for Proposals for impacted residents, businesses and non-profits to apply for funding.  You can find those RFPs on their website.  For questions regarding those RFPs or to obtain updates regarding an application submitted under one of the RFPs you can email the Deparmtent of Recovery and Business Continuity at: 

Page last updated:  Friday, May 27, 2022 02:44 pm