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Ukraine & COVID Funding Request: +$32.5B

Updated: Mar 8, 2022

Updated: March 4, 2022

The Biden Administration transmitted a $32.5 billion supplemental funding request to the Congress on March 2, 2022, for both the U.S. response to the Ukraine conflict and to continue COVID response activities.

Here is a summary breakdown of the numbers:

$10 billion to be provided for humanitarian, security, and economic assistance for Ukraine and Central European partners:

  • $2.75 billion for humanitarian assistance, that could assist more than 6 million people in Ukraine and 4 million refugees at least for three months.

  • $1.7 billion for economic assistance that will help support existing and emerging needs such as Ukraine’s continuity of government, cybersecurity, energy supplies, and countering disinformation. Funding may also be used to support nearby nations that have responded to the crisis, as well as State Department operations in the region.

  • $0.5 billion in military assistance for Ukraine and counties in NATO’s eastern flank.

  • $4.8 billion for the Department of Defense including $1.8 billion to support the adjusted military operational tempo in Europe; $1.8 billion for the replenishment of military stocks that covered already-provided support to Ukraine; and, $1.25 for cybersecurity, intelligence, and other military needs.

  • $0.2 billion for other support efforts across the U.S. Federal Government including $59 million within the Department of Justice and $91 million in Treasury for sanctions enforcement including the new DOJ KleptoCapture Task Force; $30 million for the Department of Energy to assist with Ukraine’s electric grid; and $21 million to bolster export controls via the Department of Commerce.

$22.5 billion for COVID response:

  • $12.2 billion for medical countermeasures including the purchase of oral antiviral and monoclonal antiviral medications, as well as additional vaccines.

  • $2.55 billion for global vaccination efforts.

  • $1.7 billion for global medical assistance related to COVID, such as therapeutics, testing, oxygen, oral antiviral treatments, and protective equipment and other support for front-line healthcare workers.

  • $0.75 billion for additional international humanitarian assistance to vulnerable nations including food, healthcare, clean water, and protection services.

  • $2.0 billion for U.S. testing and supplies to include maintaining 10,000 free community testing sites; at-home tests and related costs; and maintaining production capacity for testing and other supplies.

  • $1.5 billion for near-term U.S. research and development of a next-generation, even more effective future vaccine.

  • $1.5 billion to continue reimbursements to U.S. providers for testing, treatment, and vaccination of the uninsured.

  • $0.3 billion for the CDC to public health infrastructure for surveillance and laboratory capacity for early detection of variants.


The official transmittal of the Administration's request to the Congress is attached below.

March Supplemental_3-2-22_PH
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