FEMA Application

FEMA Grant Application

The Dubuque County Local Board for Emergency Food and Shelter Program has almost $32,000 to award and is currently accepting food-related funding applications. A local board comprised of representatives from United Way, Red Cross, Operation: New View Community Action Agency, Homeless Advisory Coalition, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Dubuque, Opening Doors, The Salvation Army, Dubuque Area Congregations United, Temple Beth-El, Dubuque County Supervisors and local labor groups will accept requests and distribute funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Emergency Food and Shelter Program.

To be eligible for FEMA funding, organizations must be non-profit organizations within Dubuque County, have a voluntary board and have an annual audit procedure. Eligible organizations must not discriminate and demonstrate the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs.

Applications are available at www.dbqunitedway.org/ Items that will be required to submit along with application will be Board of Directors Information, Non-Discrimination and Conflict of Interest Policies, a one-page letter of request, 501(c)3 status, a budget, and statistical information.

Applications are due by July 31, 2019 by 5pm.

The FEMA EFSP Local Board determines how the funds are to be distributed among the local qualifying programs. 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. have a voluntary board, (if they are a private voluntary organization.)

All qualified organizations are urged to apply.

Click here to apply

For more information please contact Jessica Bleile at jessica.bleile@dbqunitedway.org

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