Montgomery County and the City of Radford have been awarded federal funds through the emergency food and shelter national board program.
Montgomery County has been chosen to receive $23,378 for Phase 39 and $72,256 for Phase Amrican Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
Radford City has been chosen to receive $5,589 for Phase 39 and $17,267 for Phase ARPA to
supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
Additional state-set-aside funding may be applied for.
A local board will determine how the funds awarded to Montgomery County, Radford City, and Floyd County are to be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area.
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) be eligible to receive federal funds, 3) have an accounting system, 4) practice nondiscrimination, 5) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and 6) if they are a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board. Qualifying agencies are urged to apply.
Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for EEmergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact the United Way of the New River Valley at 540-381-2066 for an application. The deadline for applications to be received is March 21, 2022.