Emergency Food & Shelter Program: Phase 37 & CARES Distributions

United Way of Cowlitz & Wakiakum Counties administered the funding process for two federal phase awards that Cowlitz County received via the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (under the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Act) allotted Phase 37 $60,456 and Phase CARES (from Coronavirus Aid Releif and Economic Security Act) allotted $86,193 to support local food and shelter programs.

A local board made a required groups of representatives led by Chair, Vashti Langford of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe voted to award 9 applicant agencies among the two phases as follows:(united Way was awarded 2% of each phase awarded by the local EFSP board as it allowed by EFSP Mational for administration/coordination of the process).