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ARRA - Commodity Assistance Program (CAP) TEFAP Administration
Description: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act increases Arkansas' allocation for the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). This program provides food on an emergency basis for families in need, the homeless and to supplement low-income food programs in the state. Food Banks and Community Action Agencies provide USDA donated foods to soup kitchens, food pantries and through mass distribution to qualifying households.....USDA Emergency Food Assistance Program that is administered through the Arkansas Department of Human Services Commodity Distribution Office. FFY 2009 ARRA funds provide States an administrative allocation to distribute emergency food at the local level. For the year ending in September 2009, more than 1 million pounds of food was provided to 19 agencies and distributed to 251,248 individuals.
State Agency: HUMAN SERVICES ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF
Contact Name: Lynn Jackson
Contact Phone: (501) 371-1400
Contact E-Mail: Lynn.Jackson@arkansas.gov
Federal Agency: Food and Nutrition Service
22 Projects:
Project Title Location Total Award Total Expenditure
Administration HUMAN SERVICES ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF $296,690 $296,686
TEFAP Arkansas Foodbank Network, Inc. $36,495 $36,495
TEFAP Arkansas Rice Depot, Inc. $152,953 $152,953
TEFAP ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY AREA COUNCIL, INC. $13,818 $13,818
TEFAP CENTRAL ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL $48,251 $48,251
TEFAP COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM FOR CENTRAL ARKANSAS $7,884 $7,884
TEFAP COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICE INC $9,355 $9,355
TEFAP CRAWFORD-SEBASTIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL INC $17,812 $17,812
TEFAP ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AGENCY Y INC. $11,148 $11,148
TEFAP Food Bank of North Central Arkansas $26,220 $26,220
TEFAP FOOD BANK OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS $15,655 $15,655
TEFAP HARVEST TEXARKANA $32,034 $32,034
TEFAP MID DELTA COMMUNITY SERVICES $11,279 $11,279
TEFAP MISSISSIPPI COUNTY ARKANSAS ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY INC $8,657 $8,657
TEFAP NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL INC $3,692 $3,692
TEFAP North West Food Bank $5,742 $5,742
TEFAP OFFICE OF HUMAN CONCERN INC $25,823 $25,823
TEFAP OZARK OPPORTUNITIES INCORPORATED $10,317 $10,317
TEFAP PINE BLUFF JEFFERSON COUNTY ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES COMMISSION INC. $14,110 $14,110
TEFAP Prarie County Judges Office $3,713 $3,713
TEFAP SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY ACTION CORPORATION $15,152 $15,152
TEFAP SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL INC $28,026 $28,026