Emergency Food & Shelter Program

 
 
PLEASE NOTE WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2016.
 
Public Notice
 
MERCER COUNTY AWARDED $173,900 IN FEDERAL FUNDS UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL PROGRAM – EFSP PHASE 33  
 
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS:
 
Monday, June 27, 2016 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, (5) be eligible for federal funds, and (6) 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 Monday, June 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
 
 
Applications for funding must be returned by email only to:
 
 
Mercer County Local FEMA Board 598800
United Way of Greater Mercer County
3150 Brunswick Pike, Suite 230
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648