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Stimulus Package Tracker

Tracks the flow of COVID-19 related spending by the federal government and assesses its impact on economic recovery, and is aimed at empowering state and local governments with more information about how their community is being helped with federal funding. The product is being further developed to integrate federal flows with state and local spending.

Last Update: June 2, 2021

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Note: COVID-19 Federal Stimulus Tracker follows various sources' guidelines, such as Congressional Research Services and USASpending reports; however, the tracker may contain errors. 

Please feel free to contact us if you find any errors or have inquiries.

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Coronavirus Relief Fund Tracker

Tracks the flow of Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) by the state and local governments and assesses its impact on economic recovery, and is aimed at examining state and local governments' expensed in order to recover the damage from the COVID-19 pandemic. This product is being further developed to estimate the regional impact of state governments and municipalities' efforts utilizing federal support.

Last Update: February 13, 2021

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Agency Awards Tracker

Tracks the flow of COVID-19 related spending by the federal government agencies (agency awards) and investigates the various U.S. agencies' spending plans in the early and mid-stage, as well as their actual expenses. This product displays a wide range of U.S. agency spending details using COVID-19 federal funds.

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Last Update: June  2, 2021

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Note: In the spending plan's data, We added information related to the Department of the Treasury spending, approximately $974B (Airline Industry Support, Federal Reserve Emergency Lending Facilities, Individuals Support (Economic Impact Payments, and State, Local, and Tribal Governments Support  (Coronavirus Relief Funds). Also, we added Health and Human Services' Funding (COVID-19 Awards, Provider Relief Fund, RHC Testing Fund, and Uninsured Relief Fund), approximately $130B.

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COVID-19 Stimulus Package Tracker


Public Finance Institute for the U.S. Census Bureau's Opportunity Project,’ aims to help solve the nation’s toughest challenges using open data sources. We refined reliable data and built a platform to estimate the effectiveness of government COVID-19 stimulus packages and relief programs.


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Public Finance Institute is a public finance research collaborative based in New York City seeks to engage with critical public policy and budgetary questions in domestic and international contexts. The collaborative works with researchers and policymakers to improve public finance practice and education.

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