Emergency Food & Shelter Program

Delaware County Emergency Food and Shelter Board

Seeking Proposals


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, Monday, August 19, 2019, 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 $81,957 under Phase 36 of EFSP.

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

Questions may be directed to: Brandon Feller, United Way of Delaware County (bfeller@uwaydelaware.org). Applications and grant guidelines may be downloaded below:

EFSP Guidelines- Please Review Prior to Applying

2019 Application Form, PDF

2019 Application Form Fillable

Additional Program Forms:

Mass Shelter Per Diem Log

Mass Shelter Direct Cost

DUNS Number Instructions

Served Meals Direct Cost Log

Served Meals-Per Meal Log




Sample Rent/Mortgage Letter

Other Food-Food Bank

Other Food

Metered Utility Verification Form

Sample Food Voucher