Nashville has already allocated 3 out of 4 of its federal pandemic stimulus funding dollars

Sep 8, 2020

Credit City of Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mike Osborne)  --  Metro Nashville has just over $27 million remaining in its federal pandemic aid account.

The city has allocated nearly $94 million of the $121 million in CARES Act money it received from Congress.

Just ahead of the holiday weekend, Mayor John Cooper published a list of where the money has gone. Allocations include:

  • $24 million to help Metro Schools buy computer gear to launch remote learning.
  • $10 million went to help Nashville residents make their rent or mortgage.
  • $6 million has gone to help small businesses.
  • $2.5 million is helping provide food aid.
  • Almost $49 million has been set aside to fund the city’s COVID-19 response through the end of the year.