How Detroit’s ARPA funds are being spent

Three ways to learn more and take part



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Residents of Detroit are encouraged to #TakePart in the many opportunities, events and community meetings related to ARPA projects as we work to make Detroit a great place to live, work and play.



total funds


Programmed funds are accounted for and committed to specified programs. 

In Development funds are designated for targeted purposes under Council Resolution, but not yet finalized.

ARPA Donut Chart



ARPA funds must be obligated by December 31, 2024, and spent by December 31, 2026.

ARPA funds cannot be used directly for pensions, debts, settlements, judgments, or rainy-day funds.

ARPA funds cannot be used for expenses incurred prior to March 3, 2021

Interested in becoming a supplier?

The City of Detroit will receive $826.7 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and plans to create a variety of programs to improve the quality of life for Detroiters. That means that the Office of Contracting and Procurement will be looking for businesses that can provide a variety of goods and services. If you're a Detroit business owner, this may be your chance to do business with the City.

First, you'll need to register as a supplier.

Apply for Bids
Review the specifics of what goods and services the City is seeking, then submit a bid based on your company's expertise or products.

Pending Contracts
See the contracts going through the approval process.

Approved Contracts
See what contracts the City has approved.


Detroit investing $45M, including $30M in ARPA funds, to renovate 8 recreation centers, open 3 more