How Much Coronavirus Funding Has Gone to Your State? | Peter G. Peterson Foundation

How Much Coronavirus Funding Has Gone to Your State?

To respond to the devastating health and economic effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, federal policymakers have enacted several bills, which include significant funding for new and existing programs to aid individuals, businesses and governments across the country.

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State By State Funding for Major Coronavirus Programs

Policymakers, media members and the public can assess the reach of federal coronavirus aid by using the table below to compare distributions per capita, overall and by program.

Spending to Date for 22 Major COVID-19 Programs

All totals are in millions of dollars except Total Per Capita

StateTotalTotal Per CapitaEconomic Impact PaymentsFederal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Other Emergency Unemployment FundingPaycheck Protection ProgramProvider Relief FundCoronavirus Relief FundCoronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery FundHHS COVID-19 AppropriationsFEMA Disaster Relief FundGovernor's Emergency Education Relief FundElementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief FundHigher Education Emergency Relief FundInfrastructure GrantsRental AssistanceHomeowner Assistance FundRestaurant Revitalization FundShuttered Venue Operators GrantEmergency Injury Disaster Loan AdvancesEmergency Injury Disaster LoansMedicare Accelerated and Advance Payments
Alabama$46,772$9,539$12,642$3,057$722$349$26$9,583$1,447$1,901$3,860$2,246$415$183$3,138$1,195$169$585$126$154$76$372$3,188$1,339
Alaska$11,791$16,119$1,791$713$149$74$17$2,058$251$1,250$1,250$1,652$161$23$557$65$221$352$50$95$15$41$797$211
Arizona$74,339$10,213$17,704$8,625$752$2,707$79$12,555$1,631$2,822$6,827$3,943$1,442$240$4,011$1,374$680$882$197$294$273$413$5,122$1,766
Arkansas$28,823$9,551$7,932$2,144$194$456$42$5,079$1,059$1,250$2,584$1,460$250$103$1,941$701$98$360$63$93$53$171$1,689$1,098
California$555,068$14,048$88,511$87,239$12,104$32,096$2,986$104,551$11,051$15,321$42,915$15,812$13,298$1,039$23,437$9,700$9,805$4,676$1,055$5,710$2,153$3,704$59,063$8,840
Colorado$63,597$11,043$13,350$4,642$1,516$2,574$353$15,140$1,595$2,233$5,764$2,161$1,821$140$1,807$955$989$690$175$481$241$371$5,237$1,361
Connecticut$44,638$12,520$7,888$5,106$1,138$659$362$9,959$1,814$1,382$4,369$1,507$780$85$1,710$725$1,274$423$123$301$148$228$3,507$1,151
Delaware$12,388$12,721$2,393$764$177$125$35$2,277$447$1,250$1,268$500$203$25$637$204$204$352$50$68$32$67$815$492
District of Columbia$15,683$22,222$1,275$1,369$386$177$64$3,331$365$495$2,312$834$578$21$600$235$1,180$352$50$401$88$85$1,103$381
Florida$238,556$11,107$54,484$17,027$4,991$3,086$601$51,288$5,140$8,328$15,923$8,205$4,008$752$10,947$4,299$2,165$2,582$676$1,345$878$2,736$33,136$5,960
Georgia$121,417$11,436$25,817$12,137$2,017$2,929$464$25,745$3,171$4,117$8,364$5,365$1,648$359$6,602$2,319$906$1,272$354$620$239$1,523$12,408$3,042
Hawaii$21,152$14,939$3,576$2,589$953$730$103$3,842$404$1,250$2,160$646$681$39$640$208$397$352$50$414$141$115$1,577$285
Idaho$18,702$10,465$4,778$715$97$128$25$3,517$435$1,250$1,673$903$171$69$684$380$1,581$352$72$48$55$77$1,126$566
Illinois$161,984$12,783$29,636$16,941$4,123$4,547$365$38,178$5,827$4,914$14,058$5,443$2,583$374$7,879$2,459$2,339$1,495$387$1,419$559$1,919$12,179$4,359
Indiana$67,125$9,971$17,329$6,299$708$1,367$337$14,000$2,346$2,610$5,660$2,952$833$278$3,099$1,343$341$802$168$242$138$386$3,390$2,496
Iowa$31,874$10,103$8,118$2,082$382$342$99$8,098$1,241$1,250$2,654$1,416$460$102$1,192$693$140$376$50$122$92$122$1,821$1,022
Kansas$29,305$10,059$7,246$1,530$278$205$167$7,416$1,117$1,250$2,577$1,344$430$103$1,286$620$150$353$57$109$100$130$1,923$916
Kentucky$43,856$9,816$11,951$4,334$512$121$174$7,845$1,858$1,732$3,771$2,260$401$164$3,123$883$272$532$85$172$91$195$2,179$1,200
Louisiana$59,604$12,821$11,741$6,107$567$1,005$98$12,415$2,126$1,803$4,819$2,406$2,421$208$4,054$1,082$303$552$147$394$174$558$5,100$1,525
Maine$16,956$12,614$3,629$1,447$249$279$46$3,262$680$1,250$1,499$706$265$43$638$228$126$352$50$136$51$68$918$1,034
Maryland$73,658$12,184$13,451$7,793$1,086$3,886$208$15,160$2,363$2,344$6,040$2,515$1,997$159$3,029$1,099$1,861$719$249$562$216$475$6,009$2,439
Massachusetts$103,420$15,005$14,907$14,321$5,753$5,880$585$21,212$3,889$2,673$8,674$3,115$2,321$145$2,861$1,578$2,416$819$179$993$398$451$6,038$4,211
Michigan$130,276$13,045$25,250$21,953$2,923$6,005$449$24,458$3,831$3,873$10,947$4,366$2,575$341$5,769$1,989$787$1,184$243$784$354$663$7,640$3,891
Minnesota$64,918$11,511$13,755$6,830$1,986$1,010$453$16,640$2,036$2,187$4,966$2,291$842$166$2,050$1,021$867$672$129$525$267$349$3,811$2,063
Mississippi$32,459$10,907$7,832$2,887$256$409$78$5,550$1,161$1,250$2,754$1,753$712$129$2,523$876$87$356$72$77$19$283$2,212$1,184
Missouri$60,524$9,861$15,726$3,931$527$542$97$13,801$2,376$2,380$5,158$2,665$822$238$3,038$1,207$537$731$138$284$228$338$3,613$2,147
Montana$12,911$12,081$2,843$788$88$165$27$2,604$463$1,250$1,250$764$139$42$593$189$61$352$50$57$21$65$852$249
Nebraska$20,927$10,818$4,954$815$63$82$43$5,380$897$1,250$1,703$1,019$332$65$854$398$87$352$50$88$81$99$1,493$823
Nevada$40,021$12,993$7,863$6,113$1,443$1,345$259$6,974$920$1,250$3,780$1,339$719$89$1,667$393$381$373$121$268$249$285$3,575$617
New Hampshire$15,929$11,715$3,342$1,148$79$183$52$3,720$527$1,250$1,457$547$311$31$544$299$69$352$50$91$40$75$1,073$689
New Jersey$129,074$14,532$19,884$15,606$4,157$6,045$565$25,773$4,719$3,444$9,840$3,570$3,120$267$4,308$1,756$6,343$1,055$326$924$245$835$13,010$3,282
New Mexico$22,666$10,810$5,313$2,205$547$476$84$3,406$610$1,250$2,456$1,288$455$77$1,524$404$181$352$56$169$62$102$1,290$358
New York$334,275$17,183$46,025$51,056$10,255$17,746$1,094$61,435$13,840$7,543$23,460$9,336$8,339$811$14,035$5,060$14,170$2,297$539$3,667$2,017$2,254$32,313$6,984
North Carolina$99,216$9,460$25,897$8,191$1,892$1,440$135$17,902$2,869$4,067$8,850$4,958$1,462$352$5,601$2,197$621$1,259$273$647$285$649$7,037$2,632
North Dakota$11,319$14,853$1,900$545$145$72$16$2,889$362$1,250$1,250$549$232$20$475$146$41$352$50$26$36$39$745$180
Ohio$128,518$10,995$30,131$12,267$1,825$5,053$406$27,571$4,715$4,533$10,658$4,744$1,686$508$6,956$2,196$1,084$1,389$281$587$387$667$7,040$3,835
Oklahoma$40,723$10,291$10,108$2,538$671$263$198$8,388$1,360$1,534$3,193$3,468$394$138$2,321$844$142$473$87$111$90$212$2,900$1,290
Oregon$47,707$11,311$10,433$5,219$1,351$1,061$248$10,108$1,028$1,635$4,153$1,773$961$116$1,742$762$849$504$91$531$210$252$3,468$1,210
Pennsylvania$165,527$12,930$31,893$24,436$3,914$10,941$683$30,701$5,875$4,964$13,450$4,898$2,661$499$7,749$2,567$2,596$1,518$350$949$425$788$8,540$5,128
Rhode Island$16,169$15,263$2,628$1,934$287$671$97$2,906$432$1,250$1,668$688$645$31$646$348$134$352$50$106$33$73$905$284
South Carolina$48,264$9,374$13,143$3,739$686$547$141$8,850$1,323$1,996$4,125$2,199$783$171$3,270$1,027$158$620$145$217$85$351$3,523$1,164
South Dakota$11,564$13,071$2,347$232$12$21$16$2,730$631$1,250$1,250$709$40$31$593$157$46$352$50$26$16$50$791$215
Tennessee$67,642$9,905$17,763$4,835$458$674$164$13,523$3,519$2,648$6,007$2,976$875$265$3,857$1,364$358$818$168$295$362$476$4,173$2,063
Texas$321,682$11,094$69,693$24,910$6,801$5,728$937$63,590$8,626$11,243$26,254$12,640$17,973$883$19,243$5,997$2,622$3,488$842$1,675$1,117$2,514$28,359$6,547
Utah$28,768$8,973$7,964$1,056$202$86$48$7,098$695$1,250$2,477$1,405$333$104$958$928$434$386$66$117$163$135$2,257$607
Vermont$10,162$16,285$1,643$886$165$192$30$1,765$262$1,250$1,250$421$410$17$443$124$65$352$50$77$30$43$502$185
Virginia$84,770$9,931$19,671$7,994$1,091$1,991$327$18,160$1,895$3,310$7,204$3,036$1,285$220$3,289$1,661$1,479$1,020$258$653$212$546$6,945$2,523
Washington$88,264$11,591$17,898$9,484$2,668$2,531$595$18,352$3,128$2,953$7,120$3,889$1,884$200$2,896$1,265$2,642$914$173$921$310$455$6,251$1,735
West Virginia$18,155$10,130$4,849$1,334$192$168$75$2,613$752$1,250$2,034$1,024$286$49$1,188$371$83$352$50$41$46$57$687$654
Wisconsin$57,559$9,886$14,917$3,844$545$350$193$14,300$2,180$2,258$4,856$2,432$639$244$2,403$1,064$442$693$93$379$229$324$3,361$1,813
Wyoming$8,432$14,569$1,486$248$48$26$6$1,656$215$1,250$1,250$380$95$18$472$83$31$352$50$19$37$33$523$152
U.S. Territories$41,047$5,521$7,291$505$1,146$18$3,350$287$2,505$6,160$2,258$1,119$300$4,638$1,737$341$705$106$92$105$203$2,524$137

Why Do States Receive Different Amounts of Federal COVID Aid?

It’s not surprising that the most populated states often receive the most funding within each COVID relief program.However, the amount of funding per capita can vary state by state for many reasons. Each COVID relief program includes different criteria for how money is allocated. For example, variations in direct aid to state and local government entities under the CARES Act and American Rescue Plan, are shown below.

The Amount of COVID Aid Provided Directly to Governments on a Per-Capita Basis Varies by Act

Allocation of Direct COVID-19 Aid to Governments per Capita, by State

SOURCE: Department of the Treasury
NOTE: Direct aid to governments refers to COVID-19 relief provided directly to non-federal levels of government.

How Have State and Local Governments Used COVID Relief Funds So Far?

The federal government has disbursed most of the authorized pandemic relief for state and local governments so far. See how that aid has been used to support state and local budgets, school districts, public health efforts, small businesses, and infrastructure needs, among other things.

How Have States Used Their Direct COVID Relief Funds?

Here are some notable trends showing how lower levels of government have spent some of their relief funds.

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How Much Money Is Left in COVID-19 Relief Programs?

Here is a breakdown of the remaining funds for COVID-19 relief programs.

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American Rescue Plan Projected to Boost the Economy by 73¢ For Every Dollar Spent

Although the costliest measures are anticipated to contribute the most to the economy, they are not necessarily expected to provide the most bang for the buck.

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How Much COVID Relief is Left to be Disbursed?

The federal government distributes COVID relief funding to taxpayers, the workforce, business owners, government entities and healthcare providers on a rolling basis. The table below gives a sense for the funding that has been disbursed so far for major programs – and some are much further along than others in this respect.

Percentage of Funds Disbursed from Major COVID-19 Programs

Amount Disbursed To Date (Billions)Total Amount Authorized (Billions)Amount Disbursed To Date as a Percent of Total Amount Authorized
Economic Impact Payments$813$86694%
Paycheck Protection Program$803$81099%
Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation $441$441100%
Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund$252$36270%
Economic Injury Disaster Loans$330$34795%
Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund$190$190100%
Provider Relief Fund$158$17889%
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance $131$14789%
Coronavirus Relief Fund$150$150100%
HHS COVID-19 Appropriations$151$151100%
Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation $85$85100%
Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments$100$100100%
FEMA Disaster Relief Fund$89$9198%
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund$75$7699%
Infrastructure Grants$70$70100%
Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advances$27$5550%
Rental Assistance$38$4781%
Restaurant Revitalization Fund$29$29100%
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant$14$1686%
Other Emergency Unemployment Funding$15$15100%
Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund$11$11100%
Homeowner Assistance Fund$1$107%
Total$3,971$4,24694%

Additional Resources

Learn more about the policy responses to the pandemic and see how the economy has been impacted at the state and federal level.

How Much of the Latest Federal Stimulus Will Go to State and Local Governments?

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Understanding the Coronavirus Crisis

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How Effective Has the Coronavirus Relief Fund Been in Helping State and Local Governments?

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