COVID-19 Federal and State Expenditures

In response to COVID-19, the federal government appropriated unprecedented levels of funding to the State of Vermont, its institutions, and directly to Vermonters. The State Auditor’s Office created this page to help Vermonters follow the flow of these public dollars. As we work to mitigate risks and guide the State in cost-effective directions, we will post graphics, memos, and other resources that can help us all better understand how this $4 billion-plus is spent. Quickly disbursing funds aimed at mitigating this crisis while avoiding fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement is a critical but challenging task.

Covid Section Navigation FPO 1

Covid Section Navigation FPO 2

Covid Section Navigation FPO 3

Covid Section Navigation FPO 4

Covid Section Navigation FPO 5

Covid Section Navigation FPO 6

Summary of Federal COVID-19 Funding to Vermont
as of June 23, 2020
Federal Coronavirus Relief Fund1 $1,250,000,000
Small Business - Paycheck Protection $1,173,838,271
Economic Impact Payments $555,841,287
Federal Unemployment Insurance2 $327,458,693
Hospitals $273,990,790
State $257,588,000
Small Business - Economic Injury Disaster Loans3 $185,473,110
Higher Education $24,393,250
Community Health Centers $23,031,754
TOTAL $4,071,615,155

1 The federal Coronavirus Relief Fund was established by the CARES Act and use of these funds is subject to state legislative approval.

2 This number excludes $152,021,456 from the State Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, making a total amount of $479,480,149 in unemployment insurance funding from combined state and federal sources.

3 Provides economic support to small businesses that have suffered adverse impacts from Covid-19. Approximately $32 million of the $185 million committed has been advanced to Vermont applicants approved for EIDL.

Contact Information

132 State Street
Montpelier VT 05633-5101
Phone: 1-802-828-2281
Toll-Free in VT: 1-877-290-1400
Fax: 1-802-828-5599

Email the Auditor's Office
If you do not receive an "acknowledgement of receipt" email, please call the office at the above number.