For Immediate Release
March 15, 2021
Manu Tupper or Mike Inacay (Schatz) at firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHATZ RELEASES COVID-19 RELIEF GUIDE, FAQS TO HELP NATIVE COMMUNITIES ACCESS FEDERAL RESOURCES
At Least $31.2 Billion, Biggest One-Time Investment in U.S. History, Heading to Native Communities in American Rescue Plan
Resource Guide, FAQs on Historic $31.2 Billion for Native Communities
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, released a comprehensive guide and a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to help Native communities navigate COVID-19 relief resources authorized by the American Rescue Plan Act.
“At least $31.2 billion in dedicated resources – the biggest one-time investment in U.S. history – is heading to Native communities. This funding will assist Native communities as they continue to tackle the impacts of COVID-19,” said Senator Schatz, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. “Our resource guide and FAQs will be updated as more information becomes available to ensure American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities have up-to-date information about the resources available to them.”
To view the comprehensive resource guide of the $31.2 billion available for Native communities, click here.
To view the FAQs, click here.