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Public Assistance Funding to Support Organizations that Support Buncombe Residents

Supplement Emergency Food and Shelter Programs

Buncombe County has been awarded $259,865 in federal funding to supplement emergency food and shelter programs. These funds boost the work we do locally with community partners to build a safer and healthier community by expanding our ability to provide food and shelter programs in high-need areas.

Organizations that meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply for this funding.

Organizations must be:

  • Private voluntary, non-profit, or unit of government
  • Eligible to receive Federal funding
  • Have an accounting system
  • Practice non-discrimination
  • Demonstrate the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs
  • [if a private voluntary organization] Have a voluntary board

To apply for this funding, please contact Tracie Franklin at or call (828) 250-5564. All applications are due by April 22nd. 

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Updated Mar 30, 2022 02:07 PM
Published Mar 29, 2022 03:49 PM