The Mississippi Department of Finance & Administration (DFA) is administering programs related to the CARES Act pursuant HB1790, HB1791, HB1793, and HB1794.

Postsecondary Education COVID-19 Mitigation Relief Program Act

The act provides for the reimbursement of eligible expenses for the mitigation of the impact of COVID-19.

Mississippi Tourism Recovery Fund

The act provides funds for tourism recovery and nonprofit museum recovery-related to COVID-19.

DFA is in the process of creating a portal where eligible expenses for both programs can be submitted. For questions regarding these programs, please email

Review the U.S. Treasury Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions for State, Local and Tribal Governments for additional information.