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Delaware Emergency Food & Shelter Program Application - deadline March 31, 2023
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Delaware Emergency Food & Shelter Program

The Delaware Emergency Food & Shelter Program Board announces that applications are being accepted from faith-based organizations, nonprofit and government agencies. The funding is provided to supplement and expand on-going efforts to provide shelter, food, and supportive services. This is a competitive grant process.

Applicants must have an on-going crisis assistance program that is operational no less than 5 business days/week.

Eligible Service Expenditures

  • Food Services: congregate meals, food purchase, or home delivered meals.
  • Shelter Services: mass shelters, hotel/motel, or rent/mortgage.
  • Utility Services for Clients: gas, water, or electric 

Email completed applications and required documentation to dswhite@uwde.org

For questions, call Donna Snyder White at 302-757-0081.

Note: Delaware has been awarded Federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Broad Program. Funds are limited.

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