Details for EFSP Grant Funds

EFSP Grant Funds Clayton County 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. Clayton County has been chosen to receive $121,707 for Phase 37 and $173,519 for Phase CARES to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The Clayton County EFSP Local Board will determine how the funds awarded to Clayton are to be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area. The Local Board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional funds made available under this phase of the program. Under the terms of the grant from the EFSP 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. Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact Jamminese Miller, P.O. Box 16403, Atlanta, Georgia 30321 or (404) 395-5176 for an application. The deadline for applications to be received is Friday, May 15, 2020, by 2:00 p.m. 915-642073, 5/13

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