The Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP) is a Federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA). It has been entrusted through the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (PL 100-77) “to supplement and expand ongoing efforts to provide shelter, food, and supportive services” by local social service organizations for people across our Nation who are hungry, homeless, and in economic crisis.
Phase 37 – The Warrick County Emergency Food and Shelter Board will award $10,830.00 to Warrick County nonprofit agencies providing food and shelter assistance. Applications are currently being accepted. The federal funds were made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
Phase CARES – In addition, Warrick County has been selected to receive an award under Phase CARES of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) based upon the available statistics. Congress has appropriated supplemental funding under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to respond to the COVID-19 impact on communities. Warrick County Emergency Food and Shelter Board will award $21,317.00 to Warrick County nonprofit agencies providing food and shelter assistance.
Local organizations providing food or shelter assistance may receive funds if they: 1) are a nonprofit organization, 2) have an accounting system adequate to assure control of the funds, 3) practice nondiscrimination, 4) have demonstrated the capability to deliver food and/or shelter programs and 5) are a private voluntary organization with a voluntary board.
Qualifying agencies are urged to apply and may contact United Way of Southwestern Indiana at firstname.lastname@example.org for the application or more information. Applications must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2020 via electronic submission.
The electronic application may be found at www.unitedwayswi.org by clicking the Community Impact tab at the top followed by the E-CImpact tab in the drop down menu .
All applications are due by 4:00 pm on June, 25 2020. Agencies do not have to be a United Way agency to apply.