County awarded $22K for food, shelter
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Covington County has been awarded more than $22,000 in federal funds under the emergency food and shelter national board program.
Elizabeth Seay, director of the Organized Community Action Program (OCAP), said the $22,089 award will be used to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county; however, local agencies and non-profits must apply.
Under the terms of the grant, local agencies chosen to receive funds must:
be private, voluntary non-profits or units of government;
have an accounting system, practice nondiscrimination;
have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and
if they are a private voluntary organization, they must have a voluntary board.
Qualifying agencies – both public and private – are urged to apply by contacting Elizabeth Seay, P.O. Box 1702, Andalusia, AL 36420, or call 334-428-2660 for an application.
The deadline for applications to be received is Fri., April 16, 2010.