Requests for Special Appropriations & ARP Special Appropriations

Annual Requests for Funding

If your organization is requesting funds from the City of Hendersonville, please complete the Special Appropriations Application (Annual Budget Funding Requests) below.  The City Council will review your request during their annual budget deliberations. 

American Rescue Plan (ARP) Requests for Funding

As part of the American Rescue Plan passed by the federal government in 2021, the City of Hendersonville received $4.5 million in relief funds to be spent by the end of 2024. The city has decided to designate $1 million of the money it has received from the American Rescue Plan to nonprofit organizations in the City of Hendersonville. $250,000 will be awarded to nonprofits each year over the next four years via the application listed below.

All requests for funding must be related to COVID-19 mitigation or recovery efforts and fall within the parameters of at least one of the following goals set by the treasury department along with other requirements listed at the end of the application form.

ARP Goals:

  • To make necessary improvements to water, sewer, or broadband infrastructure 
  • Replace lost revenue caused by the pandemic  
  • Supporting public health expenditures 
  • Addressing negative economic impacts caused by the pandemic  

 Organizations who meet these criteria may apply for ARP funding using the ARP Special Appropriations Application  below.

The use of requested funds must be directly related to COVID-19 recovery efforts to qualify. 


Adam Murr
Budget Manager
(828) 233-2879