United Way To Distribute FEMA Funding

FULTON, NY – The United Way of Greater Oswego County has announced that it is in the planning stages for the distribution of $51,303 in funding that it has received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The funding, which can used for food, rent assistance, and utility assistance, is available to 501c3, not-for-profit agencies offering human services programs.

Those agencies interested in applying for FEMA funding must submit requests to the United Way of Greater Oswego County prior to Sept. 29.

Executive Director of the United Way of Greater Oswego County, Melanie Trexler, said that the local FEMA board would be meeting on Oct. 1 at the United Way office, 1 S. First St., to review all requests.

For more information on the availability of local FEMA funding, call 593-1900.