Marshall County has been awarded federal funds through the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Marshall County will receive $7,106 for Phase 39, $21,959 for ARPAR, and $12,565 for Phase 40 to supplement food and shelter programs. A local board of representatives from the United Way, Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, local government, local non-profits, and faith-based organizations will determine how funds will be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area. Under terms of the grant, local agencies chosen to receive funds must: 1) be a private voluntary nonprofit or unit government 2) be eligible to receive federal funds 3) have an accounting system 4) practice nondiscrimination 5) have demonstrated the capability to deliver the emergency food and shelter 6) if they are a private voluntary organization, they must have a voluntary board. Qualifying agencies are urged to apply. The deadline is March 9, 2023.
Information on the Phase 40 allocation for McCracken County will be coming soon.
For questions, contact Betsy Burkeen, CEO of the United Way of Western Kentucky, at 270-442-1691.