Over $50,000 in federal funds awarded to Carroll County will be used to supplement local emergency food and shelter programs.
The county received the funds through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP).
As announced in a county news release:
Carroll County was chosen to receive $29,779 for Phase 37 and $22,616 for Phase CARES (which requires projects to address emerging needs due to COVID 19) in federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
The Carroll County Circle of Caring Homelessness Board will determine how the local award will be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area. The Local Board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional funds made available under these phases of the program.
For more information:
Carroll County Awarded Federal Funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (news release)