CARES & EFSP Funding

United Way of Androscoggin County has been selected to administer supplemental funds under the Coronavirus AidRelief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act for FY 2020. Agencies may use funds to provide food, shelter and supportive services. 


The grant will be administered by a local board comprised of area non-profit leaders, local municipalities and members of the faith community. The deadline to submit applications for the grant is: May 21 by 4:00pm 


Under the terms of the grant, local organizations are eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria: 

  • must be private voluntary nonprofit organizations or units of government;
  • have an accounting system; practice non-discrimination;
  • have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter;
  • have a voluntary board of directors if a private voluntary organization. 

All qualifying organizations are encouraged to apply.  For more information please contact us at 


The applications are specific to the county served and can be downloaded by clicking on the links below: