Fema Phase 40


Kankakee County Community Services, Inc



                              NOTICE OF AWARD AND FUNDING




Kankakee County has been awarded Federal Funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Kankakee County has been chosen to receive $62,617 for PHASE 40 and $1,278 for administrative support to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Kankakee County. The total allocation is $63,895.


The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from the Salvation Army, the American Red Cross, the United Jewish Communities, Catholic Charities, National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA and the United Way of America. The board is charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high need areas around the Country.

A local board made up of representatives from local organizations will determine how the funds awarded to Kankakee County will be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by agencies in the area. The local board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional funds available under these phases.

Under the terms of the grant from the national board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must:

  1. Be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government;

  2. Have an accounting system;

  3. Practice non-discrimination;

  4. Have demonstrated the capacity to deliver emergency food and or shelter programs; and

  5. If a private voluntary organization, must have a voluntary

Qualified agencies are encouraged to apply. Public or private voluntary agencies with an interest in applying for the Emergency Food and Shelter Funds must contact Kankakee County Community Services, Inc. at 815-933- 7883 ext. 212 or RSVP to aharper@kccsi-cap.org by February 15, 2022 at 12pm.


The local board will meet on February 22, 2023 at 10am. The meeting will be held at Kankakee County Community Services, Inc. at 657 E. Court St., Suite 207 Kankakee IL 60901.



WEBSITE kccsi-cap.org * 657 E. COURT ST., SUITE 207 * KANKAKEE, IL 60901
PHONE 815-933-7883 * FAX 815-933-0635