Emergency Food & Shelter Program

For years, UWEPC has worked to responsibly administer funds for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) with money provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Emergency Agency (FEMA).

 

ABOUT EFSP 

 

UWEPC brings together designated representatives from the city, county, labor organizations, tribal government, church organizations and local agencies to serve on a board that allocates to local organizations who provide services to families and individuals in crisis. Overall, the goal is to help people in need of emergency assistance through a collaborative effort. 

 

CURRENT LOCAL RECIPIENTS

  • Center Against Sexual & Family Violence
  • El Paso County General Assistance
  • El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank 
  • El Paso Human Services Inc. 
  • Opportunity Center for the Homeless
  • The Salvation Army of El Paso

PUBLIC NOTICE 

AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA)

The Emergency Food and Shelter Program Local Board #803600 is accepting reimbursement applications for the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), Humanitarian Relief, grant funding period. Funds are Federal funds made available through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local organizations wishing to apply must:  1) have provided humanitarian aid from January 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021 to families and individuals encountered by the Department of Homeland Security

2) be a non-profit, faith-based, or government entity

3) have a Data Universal Numbering System Number (DUNS), have a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) 

4) submit a completed application with required documentation per the Supplemental Funding guidelines

Qualifying organizations are urged to apply. The application and Supplemental Funding guidance is made available on the EFSP website at www.efsp.unitedway.org under the Supplemental Funding Information tab. Agencies interested in applying can also contact Angelica Mata Lindstrom at 915.533.2434 ext. 224 and/or via email for more information. Please reference the chart below for application availability and due dates. All due dates will need to be submitted by 9:59 PM MT on the date identified.

Additional Grant Phases under ARPA will follow, calendar for reference:

Quarter

Application Available

Eligible Reimbursement Period

LRO Application Submission Deadline to Local Board

LB Application Submission Deadline to National Board

1

4/19/2021 – 4/30/2021

1/1/2021 – 3/31/2021

4/30/2021

5/7/2021

2

7/15/2021 – 7/31/2021

1/1/2021 – 6/30/2021

7/31/2021

8/6/2021

3

10/15/2021 – 10/31/2021

1/1/2021 – 9/30/2021

10/31/2021

11/5/2021

4

1/15/2021 – 1/31/2022

1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021

1/31/2021

2/7/2022

 

 

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT

 

Angelica Mata-Lindstrom 

(915) 533-2434