Emergency Food and Shelter Program

Columbia 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 and the Cares Act.

Columbia County has been chosen to receive $63,618 supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The 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. Local agencies chosen to receive funds must be private voluntary non-profits or units of government, be eligible to receive Federal funds, have an accounting system, practice nondiscrimination, have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs and, if they are a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board. Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying, contact Ericka Ward at 386-752-5604 x 108 or email ericka@unitedwsv.org for an application. Deadline for applications is March 18, 2022.

Emergency Food and Shelter Program Application For Phase 39 Funding for Columbia County

Suwannee 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 and the Cares Act.

Suwannee County has been chosen to receive $37,522 and to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The 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. Local agencies chosen to receive funds must be private voluntary non-profits or units of government, be eligible to receive Federal funds, have an accounting system, practice nondiscrimination, have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs and, if they are a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board. Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying, contact Ericka Ward at 386-752-5604 x 108 or email ericka@unitedwsv.org for an application. Deadline for applications is March 18, 2022.

Emergency Food and Shelter Program Application For Phase 39 Funding for Suwannee County