About This Initiative
Considerable resources are being made available to local governments to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The United States Conference of Mayors is pleased to be working in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies on a new suite of supports to help you navigate, access, and deploy this federal aid. The City Fiscal Tracker and Federal Reimbursement Initiative aims to connect experts with mayors and their key city staff through webinars and our resource guide. The City Fiscal Tracking and Federal Reimbursement Initiative is offered as part of Bloomberg Philanthropies COVID-19 Local Response Initiative.
In partnership with
The Conference of Mayors and Bloomberg Philanthropies have co-hosted a series of webinars on this new initiative. Here are the resources from each session.
Webinar #1 – April 7
The in the first webinar of the City Fiscal Tracking and Federal Reimbursement initiative, learn from experts who worked on recovery in New York City from events such as the September 11th attacks and Hurricane Sandy.
Webinar #2 – May 4
In our second webinar of the City Fiscal Tracking and Federal Reimbursement initiative, we hear directly from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) officials and get answers to some of the top questions from cities.
Supplemental Materials from Webinar #2
Using Other Federal Funding to Meet Non-Federal Share Requirements
COVID-19 Applicants Briefing Slide Deck
The Conference and Bloomberg Philanthropies have developed a guide for cities on navigating federal reimbursement and tracking expenditures during this crisis.
Frequently Asked Questions
This FAQ guide aggregates answers to questions posed by city leaders during and after the webinar and may further guide cities as they operationalize their emergency response to this crisis.