Dona Ana County Emergency Food & Shelter Program has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP).
Dona Ana County EFSP has been awarded $119,303 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs for Phase 37.
Dona Ana County EFSP has been awared $170,092 for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
The National Board chaired by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency 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 United Way of Southwest New Mexico administers the local program under the guidance of the local volunteer board. The Local Board made up of the Salvation Army, the Catholic Diocese, the United Way of Southwest New Mexico, Protestant Council of Churches, and the private sector will determine how the funds awarded to Dona Ana County, NM are to be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area.
Under the terms of the grant from the 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.
Please review the following categories of each area of funding:
If you feel your organization meets the criteria and would like to apply for EFSP Funding click on the link(s) below:
To view more information about the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, please visit www.efsp.unitedway.org.
For more information about the Local Board for local funding please email Amanda Morales, Local Board Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.