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Emergency Assistance Programs in Eligible Counties

Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) - Phase 39 and Phase ARPA

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Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) and United Way of Greater Atlanta

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Deadline Date:

07/27/22 5:00 PM


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Grants to Georgia nonprofit organizations and government agencies to provide emergency assistance to local residents in eligible counties. Funding is intended for the provision of assistance related to food, shelter, rent, mortgage, and utilities. Eligible projects are those that benefit the residents of Gwinnett County.

EFSP is governed by a National Board that selects jurisdictions for funding. Each jurisdiction must maintain a Local Board charged with determining the highest needs and best use of funds for that jurisdiction.

Phase 39 and Phase ARPA Priorities:

  1. Rent/Mortgage Assistance
  2. Utilities Assistance
  3. Other Food
  4. Other Shelter
  5. Mass Shelter/Served Meals

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162988

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants:
- Any 501(c)3 agency that has been in existence for three or more years (as of the application due date) and is already providing: Mass shelter (for example: night shelter, transitional housing), Served Meals (for example: soup kitchens, home delivered meals), Other Food (for example: food pantries, grocery vouchers), Other Shelter (for example: motel vouchers), Rent, mortgage, or utility assistance
- Agency must be registered with the office of the Georgia Secretary of State
- All awardees are expected to adhere to deadlines of both the Local and National EFSP Boards

Pre-proposal Conference:

There will be two scheduled technical assistance sessions conducted via zoom.

Wednesday, July 13, 10:00am-11:00am
Friday, July 15, 10:00am-11:00am

To register for one of these sessions, click here:

Pre-Application Information:

Application materials will be posted from July 6-July 27, 2022. Deadline for applications is 5:00pm on July 27, 2022.

If your organization does not have an existing account in Fluxx, you will need to register. United Way will not be able to process registrations submitted after March 10 at 5pm.

Applicants whose materials are deemed ineligible will be notified within 10 days after the deadline and may appeal per the written appeals policy.

The Gwinnett County Local Board will convene in August to make funding determinations.

Award letters will be sent in late August.

Watch the recording of the application technical assistance session from 7/13:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Any questions regarding the application should be directed to

United Way of Greater Atlanta
100 Edgewood Ave., NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-527-7202
Email: Charles Sterne at

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Georgia: Gwinnett County

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