Fund for Adams Investment and Recovery (FAIR)
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020. The $2 trillion economic relief package aims to protect the American people from the public health and economic impacts of COVID-19. The CARES Act provides economic assistance for local governments and American workers, families, and small businesses.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
On June 11th, 2020 DCED released guidance for the Pennsylvania COVID-19 County Relief program. Adams County submitted an application for $9,302,625 in pre-allocated funds on Monday June 15, 2020. On June 24, 2020, the Adams County Commissioners approved a contract with DCED for the full amount. This funding is strictly for support of COVID-19 related activities to offset the cost of direct county COVID-19 response; assist businesses and municipalities; provide behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment services; and fund nonprofit assistance programs.

The application period for the Fund for Adams Investment and Recovery (FAIR), a COVID-19 financial assistance program, is closed and the funds have been awarded. 

FAIR Application Dashboard
Open the FAIR Dashboard (click on the image below) to view the number of applicants and funds that have been awarded to date.


Please Direct Questions to:

Adams County Office of Planning and Development

PH: (717) 337-9824​

Sherri Clayton-Williams, Director
Harlan Lawson, Comprehensive Planner