Logan County has been chosen to receive $10,553 to
supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county and an
additional $15,046 in supplemental EFSP CARES relief funding.
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. The Local Board is charged to
distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the
capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas around the
A Local Board made up of representatives from various agencies will
determine how the funds awarded to Logan County, IL are to be
distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by
local service agencies in the area. The Local Board is responsible
for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional
funds made available under this phase of the program.
Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies
chosen to receive funds must:
1) be private voluntary nonprofits or units of
2) be eligible to receive Federal funds,
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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.
are urged to apply.
Logan County has distributed Emergency Food and
Shelter funds previously with Community Action Partnership of
Central Illinois and the Salvation Army participating. These
agencies were responsible for providing meals, nights of lodging
rent and utility assistance.
Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for
Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact Patti Becker,
United Way of Logan County and Board Chair at email@example.com
for an application (phone 217-735-4499).
The deadline for applications to be received is Monday, July 20,
2020 at 4 p.m.
The United Way of Logan County]