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Information and Legal Notice

Broward County will be receiving funding for Phase 41 in the amount of $647,324 under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The United States Congress, through the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, which provides monies for this program.

Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local governmental or private voluntary organizations chosen to receive funds must:

  1. Be a private voluntary non-profit or unit of government
  2. Be eligible to receive Federal funds
  3. Have a User Entity Identification (UEI) number
  4. Have an accounting system
  5. Practice nondiscrimination
  6. Have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs
  7. If a private voluntary organization, must have a voluntary board

The local funding priorities are: Food, Shelter and Rent/Mortgage assistance. These are supplemental funds which cannot be used for startup programs.

Applications may be downloaded beginning March 11, 2024 to March 22, 2024 from the Gateway Community Outreach website at (Please note that the applications cannot be filled out online, but ONLY downloaded from the website).

The completed applications must be received, no later than 4:00 pm Friday, March 22, 2024 at Gateway Community Outreach, 291 SE 1st Terrace, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441. No emails or faxes will be accepted. You may call 954-725-8434 for directions.

**LATE applications will NOT be accepted after this date and time**

Further information may be obtained by contacting Carol A. Ray, Chairman, of the Broward County EFSP Board at 954-725-8434.

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