Jefferson County, Kentucky to Receive Funding from the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program

Jefferson County, KY will receive a total of $321,601 in federal funding from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Funds can be used to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Jefferson County.

A local board will review applications and make recommendations to the National Board.

For more information on the EFSP program visit the Emergency Food and Shelter Program National Board website. A quick guide of eligible activities is available here.

Eligible applicants must:

  1. Be a private nonprofit or unit of government with UEI number;
  2. Be eligible to receive federal funds;
  3. Have an accounting system and separate organizational bank account;
  4. Practice nondiscrimination;
  5. Have demonstrated capacity to deliver emergency food and/or shelter services; and
  6. If a nonprofit, have a voluntary board.

The deadline for applications is April 19, 2024 at 12:00 noon. The application can be accessed here.

An optional application training will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 12:00 noon. You must register for this training here.

For more information on applying for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program contact Natalie Harris at