Grants available for emergency food, shelter programs | SummitDaily.com

Grants available for emergency food, shelter programs

DAILY NEWS STAFF REPORT

The Northern Rockies Jurisdiction has been chosen to receive federal funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) in the amount of $50,000 to supplement Emergency Food and Shelter Programs in Routt, Eagle, Pitkin, Summit, Grand, and Jackson counties. A local board is seeking applications from agencies that meet the following criteria: 1) be private voluntary non-profits or units of government, 2) be eligible to receive federal funds, 3) have an accounting system, 4) practice non-discrimination, 5) have a 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. Qualifying agencies are urged to apply.

To request an application please call Pam Graham at (970) 870-8804. Applications must be received by Oct. 6.