Emergency Food Assistance Program (Administrative Costs)
CSFA Number: 444-80-0166
Agency Name
Department Of Human Services (444)
Agency Identification
DFCS
Agency Contact
Davida Fanniel
2177820595
Davida.Fanniel@illinois.gov
Short Description
EFFECTIVE SFY 18 THE CSFA NUMBER 444-80-0205 HAS MERGED WITH THIS GRANT. PLEASE REVIEW ALL DETAILS LISTED BELOW.

The Emergency Food Program (EFP) provides food at no cost to help supplement the diets of needy low-income households. The EFP is a Federal program, administered by the Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Department of Human Service (DHS) provides grants to Food banks to receive, store, and distribute USDA commodities and privately donated food to pantries, soup kitchens and homeless shelters statewide.


Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) are federal funds awarded by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. These are special funds that DHS allocates to the Emergency Food Program to supplement the distribution of USDA commodities and to assist families/eligible households with at least one dependent member 18 years of age or younger.





Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $5,220,292
FY 2018 : $5,220,292
FY 2019 : $5,732,002
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
FCSYH01401-FCSYH01401Greater Chicago Food Depository07/01/201906/30/20201,227,455
FCSYH01396-FCSYH01396NORTHERN ILLINOIS FOOD BANK07/01/201906/30/2020669,700
FCSYH01403-FCSYH01403St. Louis Area Foodbank Inc07/01/201906/30/2020261,263
FCSYH01394-FCSYH01394CENTRAL ILLINOIS FOOD BANK07/01/201906/30/2020233,509
FCSYH01395-FCSYH01395EASTERN ILLINOIS FOODBANK, INC.07/01/201906/30/2020230,927