2017 EFSP Funding


Orleans Parish has been awarded Federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $198,635. These funds must be used to supplement food, shelter, rent-mortgage and utility assistance efforts in ongoing programs to assist people with economic emergencies unrelated to disasters.

Only non-profit organizations or units of government in Orleans Parish are eligible to apply and must abide by the following: 1) Be a non-profit organization with a voluntary board or government agency. 2) Be eligible to receive Federal funds, 3) Have a financial control system that allows for effective control over and accountability for all funds, 4) Practice non-discrimination, 5) Have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs.

The Emergency Food & Shelter Program application is available here.

The deadline to apply is August 31, 2017.

Please direct questions to Mary Ambrose at marya@unitedwaysela.org.