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Welcome to the State of Alabama’s COVID-19 Relief Program Application Portal.

This portal provides access to applications for COVID-19 relief funding via the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund and the American Rescue Plan.



COVID Relief Grants for Emergency Services Providers

The State of Alabama will offer grants in an amount up to $10,320 for emergency services providers that meet eligibility requirements. Total approved disbursements will be awarded to eligible applicants. The Alabama Emergency Services Provider Grants are to support providers that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application process for this grant program is being administered by the Alabama Department of Finance.

The application period for the Alabama Emergency Services Provider Grant Program will be open from noon April 27 through noon May 13, 2022.

Eligible applicants for this grant program are volunteer rescue squads, E-911 Boards, and emergency services providers which are not an agency or department of a city, county, state, or federal government.

EMS General Information and FAQs

COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program Website:  https://alabama.submittable.com/submit

For questions, please contact the Coronavirus Recovery Funds Office at (334) 353-2749 or submissions@finance.alabama.gov. Please include “Emergency Services Provider Grant Program” in the subject line of the email.



COVID Relief Grants for Volunteer Fire Departments 

The State of Alabama will offer grants in an amount up to $10,320 for Volunteer Fire Departments that meet eligibility requirements. Total approved disbursements will be awarded to eligible applicants. The Alabama Volunteer Fire Department Grants are to support Volunteer Fire Departments that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application process for this grant program is being administered by the Alabama Department of Finance. 

The application period for the Alabama Volunteer Fire Department Grant Program will be open from noon March 7, 2022 through noon March 25, 2022. 

COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program Website: https://alabama.submittable.com/submit 

For questions, please contact the Coronavirus Recovery Funds Office at (334) 353-2749 or submissions@finance.alabama.gov. Please include “Volunteer Fire Department Grant Program” in the subject line of the email.

For more information concerning the Volunteer Fire Department Grant, please see the following Grant Program Information and FAQ link: VFD Grant Program Information and FAQ.

If you have any technical issues or questions while applying, please contact Submittable at https://www.submittable.com/help/submitter/. For other questions, please contact the Coronavirus Relief Funds Office at submissions@finance.alabama.gov .


COVID Relief Grants for Rural Hospitals

The State of Alabama will offer grants to Rural Hospitals that meet eligibility requirements. Total approved disbursements will be awarded to eligible applicants. The Alabama Rural Hospital Grants are to support rural hospitals that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application process for this grant program is being administered by the Alabama Department of Finance.

The application period for the Alabama Rural Hospital Grant Program will be open from noon March 14, 2022 through noon April 8, 2022.

Rural Hospitals General Information, FAQs, and Appendix A

COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program Website: https://alabama.submittable.com/submit

For questions, please contact the Coronavirus Recovery Funds Office at (334) 353-2749 or submissions@finance.alabama.gov. Please include “Rural Hospital Grant Program” in the subject line of the email.

Pursuant to Act 2022-1, the State of Alabama will provide funds to reimburse counties for the expenses of state inmates housed in county jails from March 3, 2021 to December 31, 2021. The application and distribution process for this program is being administered by the Alabama Department of Finance.

The application period will be open from noon May 16, 2022 through noon June 6, 2022.