United Way Facilitates Federal Grant Dollars
United Way Blackhawk Region recently facilitated federal grant money for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) for Rock County nonprofits. The local EFSP board is responsible for recommending how the funds will be distributed to service agencies in the area and is facilitated by United Way Blackhawk Region President & CEO Mary Fanning-Penny.
The local board also consists of representatives from the faith community, American Red Cross, Catholic Charities, ECHO, Family Services of S.W.A.N.I., Rock County government, and the Salvation Army Rock County.
A total of $162,465 was awarded. Read the media release below for complete details and list of grant recipients.