Emergency Food and Shelter Program Phase 38

Funding notice for Emergency Food and Shelter Program phase 38.

The National Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) has made funding available for emergency food and / or shelter services in Spokane County. These funds are Federal funds made available through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The intent of this program is for the purchase of food and shelter, to supplement and expand current available resources and not to substitute or reimburse ongoing programs and services or to start new programs.  

Eligible Applicant Organizations:

  • Nonprofit, faith-based, and governmental organizations that provide food, shelter, and supportive services within the intent of the program
  • Past EFSP participation is not a requirement
  • Submit applications to the Local Board for funding (point of contact can be obtained via the EFSP website, www.efsp.unitedway.org
  • Must have a Data Universal Number System (DUNS) Number- http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform
  • Must have a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) - http://www.irs.gov
  • Maintain a checking account in the organization’s name for EFSP deposits
  • Pay vendors directly within 90 days for services provided
  • Submit required reports
Any agency that is awarded funds that participated in the EFSP in the past and has outstanding compliance exceptions must resolve them prior to the release of funds.

To learn more about the National Emergency Food and Shelter Program, visit www.efsp.unitedway.org.

Thank you for your interest in Phase 38 (funding cycle from June 1, 2021 to October 31, 2021) of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). $270,264 is available under Phase 38 for Spokane County. The intent of this program is for the purchase of eligible expenditures and/or to supplement and expand current available resources listed on pages 63 - 77 of the EFSP Manual Phase 351, but not to start new programs.E

Eligible organizations may submit a program application(s) for Phase 38 with one or more spending category requests per grant application per program to the Local EFSP Board no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 23, 2021.

Application for Phase 38

Click here to begin the Application EFSP Phase 38 Application Form Spokane County

Click here to provide your information to receive up to date changes in regards to this funding.

    Additional Resources and Documents

    EFSP Phase 38 Evaluation Form

    EFSP Phase 38 Quick Reference Guide

    Addendum Phase 38 Manual

    Program Overview Phase 38

    Key Dates Phase 38 

    Phase 35 manual

    Spokane County Contact for Additional Questions

    Email Andrey Muzychenko or call directly at 509.951.0936