EFSP Phase 37 & Cares Act
Funding OPPORTUNITIES

Eligible non-profits and government agencies can apply for both funding opportunities. See below for the funding details and eligibility criteria.

Funding DETAILS

GRAND FORKS COUNTY HAS BEEN AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY'S FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM.

Grand Forks County has been chosen to receive $23,090 through the CARES Act and $16,195 through Phase 37 EFSP funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

This selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA; The Jewish Federations of North America, The Salvation Army; and United Way Worldwide.

The Local Board, that consists of various agency representatives, is charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas around the country. The Local board will determine how the funds awarded to Grand Forks County 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.

Agencies interested in applying for these funds must submit the online applications by July 10, 2020. If you have questions, please contact Heather Novak at 701-775-8661 Ext. 101.

Eligbility CRITERIA

  1. Be private, voluntary non-profits or units of government

  2. Be eligible to receive federal funds

  3. Have an accounting system

  4. Practice non-discrimination

  5. Have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs

  6. Agencies that are a private, voluntary non-profits, must have a voluntary board