(Posted June 9, 2020)
Madison County has received two federal grants to help local organizations that provide emergency shelter and food: $8,008 from the Emergency Food & Shelter National Board Program and $38,417 from the CARES Act.
The Madison County Emergency Food & Shelter Board will determine how the funds are awarded. The board will meet virtually via GoToMeeting at 4 p.m. June 17. For a meeting invitation, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The funding may be awarded to government or private groups that meet the following criteria including but not limited to: non-profit status, have an accounting system and checking account, can provide a DUNS number, provide services and use other resources in the community, conduct an annual audit, do not discriminate, and can deliver emergency food or shelter. Private groups must have a volunteer board.
For an application, contact the United Way at (937) 324-5551 or send email to email@example.com. Applications are due by noon on June 15. For additonal information, call (937) 324-5551.
Emergency Food & Shelter funds are federal funds made available through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency.