Butler County awarded $17,540 in federal funds through EFSP, CARES

Published 2:50 pm Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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Butler County has been chosen to receive $7,231 EFSP and $10,309 EFSP CARES funding to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

The Local Board will determine how the funds awarded to Butler County are to be distributed among the EF&S 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 program.

Under the terms of the grant, local agencies chosen to receive funds must:  be private voluntary non-profits or units of government; be eligible to receive Federal funds; have an accounting system; practice nondiscrimination; have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs; have a DUNS and FEIN number and if they are a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board. 

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Agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter program funds must apply in writing to Joann Joyner, 204 School Highland Rd., Greenville, AL. 36037.   

Deadline for letters of interest is May 28, 2020.