Propose an ARPA Project

Ready to Submit a Project?

Application collection for this round will close at midnight on May 31, 2022. There will be future opportunities to submit projects.

Select a form below to get started.

Interested in proposing a project?

The City of Lynn is seeking proposals from local community-based organizations, non-profits, and businesses that meet the objectives of the ARPA State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, and are aligned with the City of Lynn’s spending and strategic priorities. The proposed project must be obligated/contracted by December 31, 2024 and all project funds must be spent by December 31, 2026. You can learn more about the Application Guidelines for ARPA Project Funding here

Proposed projects shall be submitted via the online portal located below. Please select from one of the three (3) different forms which have been developed for the following entities: 

  1. City Departments/ Agencies/ Commissions
  2. Non-profits/ Outside Agencies
  3. Community Members

Project submissions will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  1. Project eligibility under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) 
  2. Clear and well-defined project description and budget  
  3. Project cost 
  4. Project sustainability (e.g., one-time v. recurring cost) 
  5. Ability for the project to be completed within the ARPA timeline requirements 
  6. Identification of social return on investment (SROI) or cost-benefit 
  7. Identification of outcomes for residents disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic (e.g., communities of color, people with disabilities, low-to-moderate income residents or elders)

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