Public Notice FEMA/Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) Funds are Available
United Way of Pioneer Valley will hold a Public Information Session regarding the release funding of the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter Program for Phase 32 (2014-2015). Funding for the EFSP is contained in the Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) Omnibus Appropriations Bill signed by President Obama, and the designation for our Local Board in Hampden County is $257,944. This funding is available to nonprofit organizations who currently provide direct services to individuals and families for emergency or disaster related food, fuel, utilities and shelter. The Spending Period for Phase 32 for the Local Board of EFSP began September 1, 2014.
Organizations who have not previously received EFSP funds and are new to the EFSP program MUST attend a meeting at United Way of Pioneer Valley, 1441 Main Street 1st Floor, Springfield, MA on Tuesday, January 20 at 3:00-4:30 p.m., in order to apply for these funds. Previous and current grantees are not required to attend this Information Session but are welcome to do so. All Applications must be submitted by Friday, January 23, 2015. For additional information about EFSP and reserve a seat, contact Portia Allen at 413-693-0236 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, click and fill out the following form: efsp32application