United Way taking applications for grants

Published 9:21 am Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Lafayette County has been awarded $16,357 in federal funding through the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP) to supplement local emergency food and shelter services. EFSP funds are made available to Lafayette County by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency. 

Agencies wishing to apply for EFSP Phase 41 funds can download the application from the United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County website. 

Completed applications must be received via email at kurt@unitedwayoxfordms.org or at the United Way office (440 N. Lamar Blvd., Suite 5) in Oxford by 5 p.m. on Monday, May 6. 

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A local board including government, faith community and nonprofit representatives will review applications and make fund distribution decisions.  

Email Kurt Brummett at the noted email address or call 662-236-4265 for more information.