Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program

Posted by on January 08, 2012

United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is pleased to issue this Request for Proposals. The Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program is a federal program created in 1983 to provide non-profit organizations with supplemental funding for shelter, emergency rent, mortgage, utility and food assistance. EFSP funds can be used only to supplement and expand eligible on-going services; funds may not be used to start new programs or to substitute other program funds.  United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania administers the program for Philadelphia County.  The Phase 30 program in Philadelphia will provide one-year grants for the twelve-month period beginning February 1, 2012.

Attached to this email is the RFP and application form.  This information is also available at http://www.uwsepa.org/rfp.  Please do not use application forms from previous EFSP phases.  The application form and requested attachments are due, via email, to Sara Pagni at [email protected] by 5:00pm on Friday, January 27, 2012.

Information and an opportunity for questions regarding the application process, funding priorities, and responsibilities of grantees will be provided at an Applicant Forum on:

Tuesday, January 17, 2012
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

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