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COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic poses both unprecedented public health and financial challenges for state governments. In order to help our members navigate this crisis, NAST continues to gather and host resources on relevant and rapidly changing topics. Please navigate through the resources by clicking on the various dropdown menus.

If you have a resource you would like us to host or see posted here please Contact Us.

Federal Advocacy and Resources 

Federal Aid to States

COVID Relief Funding (CRF)
$150 B in Federal Aid for COVID-Related Expenses

Treasury has released guidance and an FAQ document on the treatment, management and eligible expenses of Section 5001 (CRF) funding. For additional questions, please visit the U.S. Treasury’s page on Assistance for State and Local Governments ($150B in COVID Relief Funding).

Complete list of CRF payments made to state and local governments.

Latest on NAST Advocacy

On May 11, NAST Joined other State Groups (GFOA, NCSL, CSG, NASACT) in Asking Congress for CRF Flexibility and Additional Federal Aid to States, Territories and Local Governments

Other U.S. Treasury Resources

COVID Response Landing Page

CARES Act Landing Page

Additional Resources 

Member Only Resources

Caucus File Libraries

View resources including telework policies and continuity planning resources from our deputy treasurers/chief of staff/government relations, and public information caucuses. Click here to learn more about caucuses.