THE UNITED WAY OF GREATER AUGUSTA IS CALLING FOR APPLICATIONS FOR FEDERAL FUNDS, AWARDED UNDER Phase 37 of EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM for the City of Staunton.
The selection for the Greater Augusta region to receive funding will be 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 U.S.A; the Jewish Federation of North America, the Salvation Army; and United Way Worldwide. Should funds be allocated for the Greater Augusta area, to include the City of Staunton and Augusta County, the United Way of Staunton, Augusta County & Waynesboro (SAW) will administer the funds in the Staunton region. The Local Board was charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas around the region. A Local Board is made up of religious leaders, civic leaders, community leaders and LRO (local recipient organization). To be eligible to receive a grant from the National Board, local agencies must have meet these criteria’s: 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, they must have a voluntary board.
Public or private voluntary agencies that meet the above eligibility criteria and are interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funds may do so by completing the application
Click here for the Phase 37 application
Click here for the CARES Phase application
Information on Eligible & Ineligible Expenses