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Emergency Food And Shelter Funding

Coronavirus Aid and Relief

The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) was appropriated supplemental funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in FY 2020 in the amount of $200 million. Besides the CARES funding to respond to the COVID-19 impact on communities, the program was appropriated $120 million in FY 2019 and $125 million in FY 2020 annual appropriations. The total of these three appropriations awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) / Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the National Board for the EFSP is $445 million.

 

Worcester County, MA has been allocated $295,021 in federal funds to supplement Emergency Food and Shelter Programs (EFSP) in the county.  Federal funds are made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the National Board Emergency Food and Shelter Program Phase 37 funding cycle.

 

Worcester County, MA was allocated $420,687 in federal funds in response to the COVID-19 impact on communities in the county.  Federal funds are made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and are administer under the National Board Emergency Food and Shelter Program Phase CARES funding cycle.

 

We are delighted to report that $715,706 in total was awarded to 26 agencies in Worcester County.