With the flood of information available, we provide our curated list of the best resources for mayors.
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City Responses: Live Feed
Our live feed provides a few examples of ongoing responses and policy actions coming from cities. We are actively updating this daily – check back regularly. Have an innovative response we should add to this list? Let us know.
Updates and Resources
Tracking the Impact of Coronavirus on US Cities: SmartCitiesDive
Coronavirus Response Resources for Local Leaders: National League of Cities
COVID-19: What Mayors Need to Know: US Conference of Mayors
COVID-19 Public Sector Resources: Harvard Ash Center for Democratic Governance
Coronavirus Local Response Initiative: The COVID-19 Local Leaders Initiative, a partnership between the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, will provide cities with information and technical assistance.
Management Metrics for Cities in the COVID–19 Crisis: Bloomberg Philanthropies brought together the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and the What Works Cities Initiative to develop this comprehensive set of evidence-based COVID-19 management metrics designed specifically for cities.
Tracking: Cases and Trends
COVID-19 United States Cases: Coronavirus Resource Center, Johns Hopkins University
CDC COVID Data Tracker: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The COVID Tracking Project:The COVID Tracking Project, The Atlantic
Grants and Relief Funding:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Grant Opportunities and Guidance: US Department of Health and Human Services
Coronavirus COVID-19 Grants: GrantWatch, Coronavirus (COVID-19) grants, loans, funding opportunities and financial assistance to respond to the corona pandemic crisis that has impacted individuals, artists, communities, nonprofit organizations and businesses.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Learning and Policy Center: Lexipol, a list of federal, state and private grants available to aid first responders and local government professionals.
CARES Act: U.S. Department of the Treasury
Update: The Winter Meeting has been re-scheduled for March 16 – 17! View new meeting details here. After thoughtful feedback from our steering committee and review of public health data, we’ve made the difficult decision …January 11, 2022
This guest blog post is from Ralph Garboushian at CapitalEdge. Financially battered cities celebrated the March enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act (PL 117-6) and its $350 billion Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Relief …June 16, 2021
COVID-19’s impacts continue to hit local water utilities especially hard, as increased unemployment and less non-residential demand impact revenue. During these challenging times, local leaders need solutions and support in order to keep water accessible …May 21, 2021
This is a sponsored post from Colu, written by Micahel Mazur & Elad Erdan. The new and historic $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) signed into law on March 11th provides $360 billion in …March 25, 2021
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