Eligible ARPA Program Priorities

Applicants can only apply once and can only receive a single award for a MAXIMUM of $50,000.  Applicants can apply in up to two priority areas. Minimum request is $25,000 in any one priority area. All required documentation must be submitted at the time of application.

Funding through this NOFA will be provided for seven (7) eligible activities under:

I. Education Examples

Education component may provide support to improve literacy, leadership development, and/or basic job training or skill set improvement. Proposals must be focused on the three major content areas below:

  1. Literacy
  2. Enrichment/Readiness
  3. Job Training

II. Seniors Examples

Seniors’ component includes activities targeted for the well-being of senior citizens for transportation and physical, mental, emotional, and social health services. Services in this category should be focused on:

  1. Transportation Resources and Services
  2. Health Care Services
  3. Senior Health & Wellness programs and activities

III. Health Examples

Health component is specifically designed for the provision of other health services, which does not include transportation or medical appointments. Basic health services may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Nutritious lunch and snacks
  2. Socialization and recreation, community outings, personal grooming, and hygiene
  3. Therapeutic activities, health monitoring, medication administration, individual, family or group counseling services, and prescription assistance programs.

IV. Public Safety Examples

Public Safety component includes neighborhood or community-based activities focused on safe keeping of citizens. Program services may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Domestic and gun violence prevention
  2. Crime reduction and supportive counseling and referrals
  3. Cyber Security Informational Programs/Trainings
  4. Representation/Human Trafficking services
  5. Grief support to individuals and families 

V. Recreation (Youth) Examples

Recreation component will be focused on youth programs. Eligible service activities may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Arts, crafts, music, theater
  2. Youth sports and activities

VI. Mobility and Accessibility Example

Programs and services that address and improve access and quality of life through sustainable transport and mobility. 

VII. Arts & Culture Examples

Art and Culture are catalysts for expression, connection, collaboration, and community. This component will prioritize initiatives that expand access to arts and cultural programs in the community, attract visitors, and promote development. Examples include projects that:

  1. Develop arts & culture-based beautification projects
  2. Positively impact the perception of the City of Royal Oak
  3. Coordinate and promote arts, culture, history, and heritage events and activities

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1. Eligibility Requirements
2. Funding Requirements
3. Eligible ARPA Program Priorities
4. Timelines and Key Dates
5. Application Selection Process
6. Assessment Criteria