Applications being accepted for EFSF Phase 36
The United Way of Westchester and Putnam is accepting applications for the Phase 36 (2019-2020) Emergency Food and Shelter Funds available through the Local Westchester Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) Board. This program provides federal funding which helps to extend currently available services for the hungry and homeless. The deadline for submission of completed applications is 4 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2019.
The Emergency Food and Shelter Program National Board, which is chaired by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, announced that Westchester County was awarded $466,615. United Way of Westchester and Putnam is the administrative agency of the Local Emergency Food and Shelter Programs in Westchester and Putnam counties.
Who can apply?
Eligible applicants must: 1) be nonprofit; 2) be eligible to receive federal funds; 3) have an accounting system or an approved fiscal agent; 4) conduct an annual audit if awarded $25,000 or more in federal funds; 5) practice non-discrimination; 6) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and shelter services; 7) have a voluntary board; 8)have the capacity to either chargeback or expend Phase 36 funding during the jurisdiction’s selected spending period; 9) must be able to completely and accurately obtain, retain and submit required documentation with reports; use DocuSign and online reporting.
How does my nonprofit apply?
Organizations must submit both parts of the two-part application below.
Completed documents can be uploaded below, emailed to Mary Ann Luna, EFSP Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Ms. Luna at United Way of Westchester and Putnam, 336 Central Park Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
The deadline for submission of completed applications is 4 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2019.
Where can I find out more information about the program?
These Quick Reference Guides will assist in the understanding of allowable costs and documentation requirements at a glance; it is not a substitute for the EFSP Responsibilities and Requirements Manual (EFSP Manual).