United Way of Southwestern Indiana serves as the local administrator of the federal government’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program. The national program is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Phase 40 has been announced for Warrick County. Applications will be accepted beginning March 2, 2023, through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2023. Nonprofit agencies providing food and shelter assistance may apply. Please see the Public Notice below.
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 40 funds are available under the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2022 (Pub. L. No. 117-103).
Phase 40 – The Warrick County Emergency Food and Shelter Board will award $8,440.00 to Warrick County nonprofit agencies providing food and shelter assistance.
Applications are currently being accepted until March 17th. 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.
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, 5) are a private voluntary organization with a voluntary board, and 6) must have a Unique Entity Identifier to receive federal funding.
Qualifying agencies are urged to apply and may contact United Way of Southwestern Indiana at (812) 421-7477 for more information. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2023 via electronic submission, using the “Start Application” button above.
MORNING FLIGHT GOLFERS: We are still on for this morning. The ECC and UWSWI staff will monitor the weather for lightning and will make a call as soon as possible. We may have a delay.