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United Way of Eddy County 2024 Grant Application Process

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR EFSP FUNDING Local Board 606400 Eddy 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 (EFSP).


Local Board 606400, Eddy County, has been chosen to receive $32,664 for Phase 39 and $100,957 in ARPA-R funds to supplement emergency food programs and shelter programs in Eddy County. These selections were made by a National Board that is chaired by the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from the Salvation Army; American Red Cross; The Jewish Federations of North America; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA; and the United Way World Wide. The Local Board was charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter program in high-need areas around the country. A Local Board made up of members from non-profits, city, and country agencies will determine how funds awarded to Eddy County are to be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service organizations in the area. The Local Board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional funds available under this phase of the program.


The meeting for Local Board 606400 will be on May 23, 2024, at 9 a.m. Contact the Local Board Chair, Kyle Marksteiner with the United Way of Eddy County at for an invite.

Under the terms of the grant, local agencies chosen to receive funds must:

 1. Be private, voluntary nonprofits with a voluntary board or units of government.

 2. Be eligible to receive federal funds (past EFSP participation is not a requirement).

3. Have a Unique Entity ID (visit Number and a FEIN.

4. Have an accounting system and maintain a checking account in the organization’s name for EFSP deposits.

5. Pay vendors directly within 90 days for services provided.

6. Practice non-discrimination.

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

8. Must be ADA Compliant.


Public or private voluntary agencies located in Eddy County interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must visit Phase 39 and ARPA-R applications must be completed independently.  The deadline for applications is Thursday, May 16, 2024, at 5 p.m.  (Posted April 16, 2024)

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