American Rescue Plan Act

Horry County has received $68.8 million of federal funding through the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds component of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to recover from the negative public health and economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Horry County submitted its first annual Recovery Plan  PDF  to the U.S. Treasury on August 31, 2021. This plan provides a roadmap for the use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (CSLFRF). Horry County's most recent performance report  PDF  was submitted on July 29, 2022.

Public Input Process

From July 30-August 17, 2021, Horry County shared its initial plans for use of ARPA funding through a framework document, and sought public input through a Public Hearing, held on August 12 and email to

ARPA – Horry County Framework - Published July 30, 2021

Public Hearing Presentation -  


What is the American Rescue Plan Act?

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was passed by the U.S. Congress to provide for a strong and equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. ARPA provides $350 billion directly to state and local governments to respond to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible uses for ARPA funds include addressing ongoing public health responses costs, addressing the negative economic impacts of COVID-19, and supporting government services.

For more information on ARPA state and local recovery funds, visit the  U.S. Treasury website  .