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Phase 36, Fiscal Year 2018 Award Announcements (as of 6/17/2019)

Phase 36, fiscal year 2018, Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) funding announcements were sent via email June 17, 2019 to qualifying jurisdictions and State Set-Aside Committees. There were changes to the program and the submission process for Local Board Plans and LRO Certifications; therefore, Local Boards and Local Recipient Organizations (LROs) are encouraged to read Key Changes and Clarifications, the Phase 35 Responsibilities and Requirements Manual (which will be used to administer Phase 36), the Phase 36 Addendum and the updated Website User Guide. Local Boards and LROs can find these documents on the EFSP website, after logging in with their user ID and password.

DUNS Numbers and Associated Information

DUNS numbers alone are not sufficient for EFSP purposes and neither Local Boards nor LROs can enter this information on the EFSP website. DUNS numbers and associated information are required for all Local Recipient Organizations (LROs) receiving funds under the EFSP.  Funds cannot be released to LROs who have not provided this information.  The DUNS information form and instructions are posted under the Local Board and LRO section of the EFSP website.  This form (third page under the DUNS tab) must be completed accurately and either faxed to (703) 706-9677/9679 or scanned and emailed through the website at  Simply providing the DUNS number alone does not fulfill the EFSP’s requirements; the form must be completed in its entirety.