Emergency Food and Shelter Program

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Muskegon and Oceana Counties have been chosen to receive $93,067 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs; $76,121 for programs in Muskegon County and $16,946 for programs in Oceana County. The Emergency Needs Committees of Muskegon and Oceana Counties will distribute the funds locally. The committees include representatives from more than 40 area agencies; these representatives will determine how the funds will be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies.

Local agencies chosen to receive funds must: 1) be private voluntary non-profits or units of government, 2) have an accounting system, 3) practice nondiscrimination, 4) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and 5) if they are a private voluntary organization, they must have a voluntary board.  Qualifying agencies are encouraged to apply.

Click your county to download the appropriate application:  MUSKEGON COUNTY     OCEANA COUNTY

The deadline for applications to be received is Friday, March 10, 2017.

View the full notice here.

If you have any questions, please contact Jana Routt at 231-332-4004 or via email at jana@unitedwaylakeshore.org.