2009 Federal Stimulus Act Resources

Resources Related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment (Stimulus) Act of 2009

This is a compilation of some key websites that have analysis and funding information related to the Stimulus Act, including national resources, state-wide, and resources for San Francisco.


The Center for American Progress: The Center has created a video showing that the recovery is about rebuilding confidence in the economy and creating an environment that will enable economic growth and job creation. 

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: The Center has created state-by-state estimates of key provisions affecting low- and moderate-income individuals. The paper provides short descriptions and tables with estimated state-by-state impacts of several key provisions.

Grants.gov: This is the national website for all of federal grant opportunities. It includes a special page for Stimulus Act funding by agency.

Green for All and Policy Links: These organizations have created a Toolkit: Green Recovery for All and A User's Guide to the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Bringing Home the Green Recovery (60 pages). 

The National Council of Nonprofits: The Council has created an evolving series of Special Reports about our Recovery Act as it relates to nonprofits that it includes information on grants, tips, and other considerations. 

The National Women's Law Center: This 4 page report highlights the Stimulus Act programs of particular interest to women and their families. 

The Progressives States Networks: The Network created a guide for implementing the recovery plan: A Resource Guide for State Legislators and Advocates.

Stimulus Act Website: This is the White House site for the 2009 Stimulus Act. It has information and links to many of the programs, projects and funding possibilities that are arising from the Stimulus Act.

  • The Stimulus Act: The actual language of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. PDF can be found here

Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW): WOW has created a chart of job and skill development opportunities from the Stimulus Act with suggestions for state and local advocates.

Women's Works!: This site provides a briefing on the Stimulus Act's job training and employment programs funds (4 pages). The website also has job resources.


The California Budget Project: This analysis examines the impact of the federal economic recovery package on the state. This 10 page report has created an easy to read chart of the Stimulus Package programs areas, the program description and the fiscal impact in California. 

The California Employment Development Department: The website includes information on unemployment, funding opportunities and California's workforce development system. 

California Labor & Workforce Development Agency: This website includes funding opportunities, business information, and paid family leave information. 

League of California Cities: The League has compiled a City Funding Book