FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY LOCAL EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER PROGRAM
PHASES 39 AND AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT - REGULAR
Capitola, CA February 10, 2022 – Federal Emergency Food & Shelter (EFSP) money is available for local emergency food and shelter programs in Santa Cruz County. The total amount available is $551,120. The available funding for Phase 39 is $134,723 and $416,397 for Phase American Rescue Plan Act-R (the “R” representing the regular Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The county’s local Emergency Food & Shelter Board will determine how the Phase 39 and Phase ARPA-R funds will be distributed after evaluating proposals submitted during a Request for Proposals application process.
Local government or private nonprofit organizations eligible to apply for funds must have an accounting system and conduct an annual audit, practice nondiscrimination, have demonstrated the capability of providing emergency food and/or shelter programs and, if they are a private nonprofit organization, have a voluntary board of directors.
Applications can be obtained on the United Way of Santa Cruz County website at www.unitedwaysc.org/efsp-santa-cruz-county The deadline for submitting fully completed online applications is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. Late applications will not be considered. Please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information, email Ash Gonzalez at email@example.com