SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) has announced the final Coronavirus Relief Fund expenditure report, an allocation under the 2020 CARES Act.
The entire $1.25 billion was distributed across the state with zero dollars reverted back to the U.S. Treasury.
These funds covered costs that were necessary expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency for the period beginning March 1, 2020, through Dec. 30, 2021.
The Coronavirus Relief Fund provided funds to state, territorial, local, and tribal governments to respond directly to the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds addressed medical and public health needs, expenditures incurred to respond to second-order effects of the emergency, and economic support to those suffering from employment or business interruptions due to COVID-19-related business closures.
“We learned a lot implementing the CARES Act funds, and those lessons are helping us successfully continue to distribute other substantial federal funds so we can help New Mexicans across the state in the same way,” DFA Secretary Debbie Romero said. “I’m pleased to say DFA completed the distribution of these funds expeditiously and equitably while ensuring every penny was put to good use.”
|Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Portion||$182,182,506|
|Local Government Assistance||$150,137,710|
|Tribal Government Assistance||$25,882,160|
|State Government Allocation||$891,797,623|
|Improved Telework Capabilities of Public Employees||$906,589|
|Facilitated Distance Learning||$1,332,605|
|Nursing Home Assistance||$1,476,786|
|Other Eligible Expenses||$3,121,860|
|Economic Support (Other than Small Business, Housing, and Food Assistance)||$7,180,000|
|Public Health Expenses||$13,214,148|
|Personal Protective Equipment||$15,949,424|
|COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing||$22,417,705|
|Small Business Assistance||$97,482,000|
|Payroll for Public Health and Safety Employees||$500,081,736|
For more information, visit DFA CARES Act.