CARES Act

New Castle County was allotted $322 million dollars from the United States Federal Government as part of the CARES Act. The CARES Act provides fast and direct economic assistance for American workers and families, small businesses, and preserves jobs for American industries and will assist in covering the costs created by COVID-19 pandemic.

NCC Expenditures

A detailed list of expenditures is linked below. 

CARES Act Expenditures


Municipality & Fire Company Reimbursement

Step 1 - Complete Certification Form

Below you will find the form for your municipality or fire company. Please download the form, fill it out completely, have it notarized by a Notary Public, and mail to the following address:

County Attorney
New Castle County Office of Law
87 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720

Municipality Certification Form

Fire Company Certification Form

Step 2 - Receive Credentials

Once the certification form is processed, New Castle County will email authorized users their credentials that can then be used to submit reimbursement requests.

Step 3 - Submit Reimbursement Requests

Authorized users can submit new requests and check the status of existing requests using the links below.

Reimbursement Request Form

Check Reimbursement Status


CARES Act Task Force Committees

 the committees listed below will provide recommendations on CARES Act investments; the Audit & Compliance Committee will ensure expenditure compliance with the federal law.  All Committees will meet virtually for the foreseeable future.

Support Small Business - provide concrete and specific recommendations on investments to support the small business community that has been most impacted by the pandemic.

Meetings: 

Friday 6/19 at 3pm.  Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Friday 6/26 at 11am.  Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Wednesday 7/1 at 1pm.  Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Wednesday 7/8 at 1pm.  Meeting Agenda

Wednesday 7/15 at 1pm.  Meeting Agenda

Wednesday 7/22 at 1pm. Meeting Agenda

Wednesday 7/29 at 1pm. Agenda forthcoming

Assist the Most Vulnerable- provide concrete and specific recommendations regarding investments to assist individuals and families most impacted by the COVID-19 health and economic crisis, including from a shelter, food, and educational perspective

Meetings:

Thursday 6/25 at 5pm.  Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Wednesday 7/8 at 4pm.  Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Wednesday 7/15 at 4pm.  Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Wednesday 7/22 at 4pm.  Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Wednesday 7/29 at 4pm. Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Support Non-Profits- provide concrete and specific recommendations on investments to support not-for-profits and charitable organizations that have been most impacted by the pandemic, with a focus on those organizations that are not on the front lines of the COVID-19 response.

Meetings: 

Friday 6/19 at 10:30am. Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Wednesday 7/1 at 10:30am. Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Wednesday 7/8 at 10:30am. Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Wednesday 7/15 at 10:30am. Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Wednesday 7/22 at 10:30am. Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Wednesday 7/29 at 10:30am. Meeting Agenda

Promote Health Equity- provide concrete and specific recommendations on investments to best promote equal and equitable access to and the administration of healthcare through the pandemic

Meetings: 

Thursday 6/18 at 3pm. Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Monday 6/29 at 3pm. Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Monday 7/6 at 3pm. Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Monday 7/13 at 3pm. Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes

Monday 7/20 at 3pm. Meeting AgendaMeeting MInutes

Monday 7/27 at 3pm.  Meeting Agenda

Thursday 8/20 at 3pm.  Meeting Agenda 

Eradicate the Virus - provide concrete and specific recommendations regarding direct investments to enhance capabilities to test for, track and mitigate the spread of the virus in our communities.

Initial Meeting: Monday 6/29 at 6pm.  Meeting Agenda

Audit & Compliance- review County expenditures to ensure the recommended program initiatives and grant applications complied with CARES Act requirements, applicable law, and U.S. Treasury Department Guidance

Initial Meeting: Wednesday July 8, 2020 at 9:30am.  Meeting Agenda

Wednesday 8/19 at 10am.  Meeting Agenda