Emergency Food & Shelter Program

 
APPLICATIONS CLOSED
 
 
Public Notice
 
MERCER COUNTY AWARDED $157,317 IN FEDERAL FUNDS UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL PROGRAM – EFSP/FEMA PHASE 34  
 
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF AGENCY APPLICATIONS IS:
 
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 AT 1:00 PM. Late submissions will not be accepted.
 
Notice is hereby given to all interested parties that the Mercer County Local EFSP Board will accept applications from local agencies and/or organizations for funding of: (1)emergency food, (2)shelter, (3)utilities, and (4)rent/mortgage assistance. Funding is for eligible agencies only, not individuals or families. This is not FEMA funding for disaster relief.
 
Applications and further information may be obtained on the UWGMC website – www.uwgmc.org/EFSP - or by contacting the United Way of Greater Mercer County at (609)896-1912. Please note: EFSP funding is only for eligible organizations, not for individuals or families. Do not call or apply unless you are an agency.
 
Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local government or private voluntary organizations chosen to receive funds must: (1) be nonprofit, (2) have an accounting system, (3) practice nondiscrimination, (4) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and (5) if they are a voluntary organization, they must have a voluntary board.  Qualifying organizations are urged to apply. 
 
Please find the application below, fill out completely and submit via email by Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 1:00pm. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. 
 
 
Applications for funding must be returned by email only to:
 
 
Mercer County Local EFSP Board 598800
United Way of Greater Mercer County
3150 Brunswick Pike, Suite 230
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648