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Amador and Tuolumne Counties awarded Federal Funds through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program



Amador County was awarded $15,784 and Tuolumne County was awarded $21,515 in Federal Funds through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program Direct Funding. Scroll down for Tuolumne County information,

 

AMADOR: $15,784 in available funding.

For 41 years Amador County has been awarded funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to supplement and expand ongoing local efforts to provide emergency shelter and food for the county's hungry, homeless and people in economic crisis. The county will receive a total of $15,784 Direct funding for FY 2024/25.

 

The Amador County Local FEMA Board will meet on Tuesday April 23, 2024, at 10:00 am. EFSP Board will meet virtually through the Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency to determine how the funds will be distributed among the Emergency Food and Shelter programs in the County. In the years 2021,22,23, the Local Board distributed $37,469 in Direct and Set Aside  funding among Interfaith Food Bank, Operation Care, and the Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency’s Emergency Shelter program.

 

These are the requirements for receiving funds:

 

  • Ÿ   Be a non-profit or government entity.

  • Ÿ   Have an accounting system that conducts approved annual audits.

  • Ÿ   Practice non-discrimination.

  • Ÿ   Demonstrated capability of delivering emergency food and/or Emergency Shelter programs.

  • Ÿ   If a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board. 

 

The Amador Local Board consists of members and agencies of the community from the Salvation Army, Interfaith Food Bank, American Red Cross, Amador County Public Health Department, Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency, Churches, and other local faith-based organizations. 

 

The award to Amador County was made by a national board chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, consisting of representatives from: the Salvation Army, American Red Cross, Council of Jewish Federation, Catholic Charities, USA National Council of Churches of Christ, and the United Way of America.  The national board was charted to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high need areas around the country.


 

TUOLUMNE: $21,515 in available funding.

For 41 years Tuolumne County has been awarded funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to supplement and expand ongoing local efforts to provide emergency shelter and food for the county's hungry, homeless and people in economic crisis. The county will receive a total of $21,515 Direct funding for FY 2024/25.

 

The Tuolumne County Local FEMA Board will meet on Tuesday April 23, 2024, at 1:00 pm. EFSP Board will meet virtually through the Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency to determine how the funds will be distributed among the Emergency Food and Shelter programs in the County. In the years 2020,2021,22,23, the Local Board distributed $96,993 in Direct and Set Aside funding among Interfaith Food Bank, Center for Non-Violent Communities, and the Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency’s Emergency Shelter program.

 

These are the requirements for receiving funds:

 

  • Ÿ   Be a non-profit or government entity.

  • Ÿ   Have an accounting system that conducts approved annual audits.

  • Ÿ   Practice non-discrimination.

  • Ÿ   Demonstrated capability of delivering emergency food and/or Emergency Shelter programs.

  • Ÿ   If a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board. 

 

The Tuolumne Local Board consists of members and agencies of the community from the Salvation Army, Interfaith Food Bank, County Public Health Department, County Social Services, Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency, City staff, and other local service-based organizations. 

 

The award to Tuolumne County was made by a national board chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, consisting of representatives from: the Salvation Army, American Red Cross, Council of Jewish Federation, Catholic Charities, USA National Council of Churches of Christ, and the United Way of America.  The national board was charted to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high need areas around the country.

 

 

Agencies in either Amador or Tuolumne counties interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter funds must contact Denise Cloward at 209-223-1485 ext. 263 by 4pm Thursday April 12, 2024.

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