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Phase 37 EFSP funding and CARES Act Application - due May 15th

On behalf of the Clayton County Local Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) Board, we would like to invite your organization to review the attached documents and apply for funding, if applicable. 


The Clayton County Local EFSP Board is charged with distributing EFSP funds to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas within the county. The Local Board will review applications requesting funds in the following priority areas: rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, mass shelter costs, other shelter, and mass feeding (served meals or food pantry).


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for this funding opportunity, an organization MUST:

  • Be a 501(c)3 non-profit or agency of government

  • Be eligible to receive Federal funds

  • Have an accounting annual audit or financial review conducted each year in accordance with Government Auditing Standards

  • Have a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)

  • Have a Data Universal Number System (DUNS)

  • Practice non-discrimination

  • Have demonstrated the capacity to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs

  • Have a voluntary board

  • Provide services in Clayton County


If you organization aligns with the above criteria, please review the attached applications for EFSP Phase 37 and EFSP CARES.  Note these applications are due on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 2:00pm.   


Agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds should contact Jamminese Miller, P.O. Box 16403, Atlanta, Georgia 30321 or (404) 395-5176 or via email at for questions and submit your application.  All applications are due by 2:00pm on Friday, May 15, 2020.


Thank you for all your hard work serving the Clayton County community children and families.

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