Emergency Food and Shelter Program

Emergency Food and Shelter Program funding is available to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas throughout Ventura County

The Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program was created in 1983 to supplement the work of local social service organizations, both private and governmental, to help people in need of emergency assistance.

The application deadline is May 28, 2019

How to Apply/Deadline

Complete a hard copy of the EFSP Phase 36 Application, and DocuSign the Local Recipient Organization Certification Form (when posted on the EFSP website, not required to be submitted for first time applicants).  Include all required documentation (as outlined in the application) and deliver the completed documents to the Ventura County EFSP Local Board, United Way of Ventura County, 702 County Square Drive, Suite 100, Ventura, CA 93003. You may also send all documents via mail, but they must be received by the deadline of May 28, 2019.

You must also e-mail a digital copy of the EFSP Phase 36 Application and EFSP program(s) budget (page 5, II B2) to

susan.englund@vcunitedway.org by the May 28 deadline.

There will be no exceptions to this EFSP Phase 36 application deadline as the Local Board will be meeting on May 30 to determine allocations.