Background Brief: ARRA Health-Related Funding Opportunities for LEAs and LGAs

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 includes approximately $136.3 billion in health-related funding opportunities for state and local agencies, including an estimated $15.5 billion for agencies in California to provide or expand health and special education services. This Background Brief provides general information on ARRA funding and how this can impact your existing health programs while creating new opportunities for expanding services.