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Emergency funding available

| May 19, 2020 1:00 AM

Local food and shelter organizations can apply for funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency/Emergency Food and Shelter Program.

Kootenai County has been awarded $56,193 for the Emergency Food and Shelter phase 37, fiscal year 2019 and $80,115 for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program — CARES.

Local agencies chosen to receive funds must: Be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government; Be eligible to receive federal funds; Have an accounting system; Practice non-discrimination; Have demonstrated the capacity to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs; If a private voluntary organization, must have a voluntary board of directors.

Contact St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho or visit: www.stvincentdepaulcda.org.

The application must be returned via fax or mail by June 15.

Fax: 208-664-1772, Attention Janet

Mail: Emergency Food and Shelter Board, Attention: Janet Brock, 201 E. Harrison Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID, 83814