Application for Emergency Food and Shelter funds

The Six County Association of Governments, Housing & Community Action Department has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/ Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program

The Six County area has received $10,823.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs.

The Selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA: National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA; The Jewish Federations of North America, The Salvation Army; and United Way Worldwide. This Local Board was charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-needs area around the country.

Under the terms of the grant from the National Board local agencies chosen to receive funds must: 1) be private voluntary non-profits or units of government, 2) be eligible to receive Federal Funds, 3} have an accounting system, 4) practice nondiscrimination, 5) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and 6) if they are a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board. Qualifying agencies are urged to apply.

Applications will be accepted until July 5th 2019 at the Six County Housing and Community Action Department, located at 250 North Main suite B-38 Richfield, Utah 84701 or mail your request to P.O. Box 820 Richfield, Utah 84701.

For more information call 435-893-0744

Published in The Richfield Reaper June 27, 2019. UPAXLP

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