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IS-420: Implementing the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program

1. True or false: An agency with two members on a Local Board is entitled to two votes. A. True

B. False

2. Which of the following items should be recorded in the minutes of every Local Board meeting? A. Advertising Requirements

B. Decisions and voting results

C. Local Board plan

D. Appeals process

3. Which group is responsible for considering jurisdictions that did not meet National Board selection formula criteria? A. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

B. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

C. State Set-Aside Committee

D. Local Boards

4. As part of the legislation that created the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, which group or agency chairs the National Board? A. National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA

B. United Way Worldwide

C. The Salvation Army

D. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

5. Which of the following statements about the Emergency Food and Shelter Program is NOT true? A. The EFSP supplements and expands existing community programs.

B. The EFSP receives annual funding from Congress to help people undergoing economic crises.

C. The EFSP is used as a disaster relief program.

D. The EFSP supports a range of services, including feeding operations, shelter programs, rental and mortgage, and utility assistance programs.

6. Which of the following financial information must be detailed in a requesting agency's documentation in order to receive EFSP funds? A. Vendor invoices

B. Donations

C. Nutritional value of foods provided

D. Other grants

7. How often is a Local Board Chair selected? A. Once every award phase

B. Once every month

C. Only when the current Chair chooses to step down

D. Twice every award phase

8. The National Board generally sends funds to LROs in how many equal installments? A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

9. Which of the following groups is NOT a required member of a Local Board? A. Local Government

B. Migrant workers

C. Homeless or formerly homeless person, or homeless advocate

D. American Red Cross

10. Which of the following costs is eligible for an organization to pay using Emergency Food and Shelter Program award money? A. A returned check fee from the bank

B. A bill for $425 to repair a refrigerator

C. A landlord's bill for a rental security deposit

D. One month's rent for a client


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