Emergency Food & Shelter Program

Delaware County Emergency Food and Shelter Board

Seeking Proposals- PHASE 38


The Delaware County Emergency Food and Shelter Board, representing local service agencies, is seeking proposals for emergency food and shelter services. Appropriate non-profit agencies are requested to submit proposals (applications) by 4:30pm, Friday, January 29, 2021, to United Way of Delaware County via email to bfeller@uwaydelaware.org or at P.O. Box 319, Delaware, OH 43015.

The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) funds come from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and are distributed to counties statewide. The program is administered nationally by the United Way. Delaware County has been awarded funds ($72,000) under Phase 38 of the EFSP.

Proposals should address priorities such as homelessness, re-housing, homelessness prevention assistance and food insecurity.

Agencies must also acquire a DUNS number before applying. Agencies that receive between $50,000 to $99,999 must conduct an annual accountant's review or an independent audit if receiving greater than $100,000.

Questions may be directed to: Brandon Feller, United Way of Delaware County. Applications and grant guidelines may be downloaded below:

EFSP Guidelines- Please Review Prior to Applying

Blank Application Form- Phase 38

Key Dates and Deadline

Additional Program Forms:

Mass Shelter Direct Cost

Mass Shelter Per Diem

Other Shelter

Mileage Log

Emergency Repairs

Sample Rent/Mortgage Letter

Other Food- Food Bank



Sample Food Voucher

Served Meals Direct Cost



Sample Spreadsheets