Rhode Island State House

RI Pandemic Recovery

The Pandemic Recovery Office is within the Department of Administration and serves as the central office for policy coordination and compliance for federal COVID-19 stimulus funds, including but not limited to those provided under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

This website is the primary resource for the Pandemic Recovery Office’s work involving the State’s $1.13 billion State Fiscal Recovery Fund (SFRF) allocation that can be used to:

  • Respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency
  • Address the pandemic’s negative economic impacts on households, small businesses, impacted industries, and nonprofits
  • Support services to disproportionately impacted communities
  • Provide premium pay for eligible workers performing essential work
  • Invest in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure
  • Replace lost public sector revenue
  • Interested in how the $1.13 billion has been budgeted? Click here to find out.

    Details about specific projects – including spending information that is updated monthly – are available by using the State Fiscal Recovery Fund dropdown on the top banner. Projects are organized by category.

Rhode Island's response to COVID-19

  • Visit the Rhode Island Department of Health’s COVID-19 webpage for information regarding testing, data and supports.