The Gwinnett Coalition is now accepting applications from local nonprofits looking for a funding boost.
Representatives from the coalition and other agencies are responsible for awarding nearly $400,000 in grant money obtained through the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program. Nonprofits that provide emergency food, shelter, rental or utility assistance in Gwinnett County are eligible to apply.
The process is competitive. In addition to having nonprofit status, applying organizations must maintain an accounting system; practice non-discrimination; demostrate their capacity to deliver services; and have a voluntary board, officials said.
Completed applications can be sent to Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services, Attn: Ellen Gerstein, Executive Director, 750 S. Perry St. Suite 312, Lawrenceville, GA 30046.
Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, June 21.
More information and downloadable applications can be found at gwinnettcoalition.org or by contacting Gerstein at 770-995-3339 or firstname.lastname@example.org.