2017 COC PROGRAM GRANT COMPETITION – REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the 2017 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Program on July 14, 2017. The FY2017 NOFA is available at https://www.hudexchange.info/resources/documents/FY-2017-CoC-Program-Competition-NOFA.pdf. Continuum of Care (CoC) collaborative applications must be submitted to HUD no later than September 28, 2017, 7:59:59 p.m. eastern time.
The HUD NOFA sets up the procedure by which a CoC, through its designee, submits a single collaborative application to fund the CoC and eligible projects that advance the CoC goals. The designee, or “Collaborative Applicant,” for the Fayetteville/Cumberland County Continuum of Care (CoC) on Homeless is Cumberland County, North Carolina (through the Community Development Department).
The consolidated application that will be submitted by Cumberland County Community Development (CCCD) for the FY2017 CoC Program Grant Competition will include eligible new projects and renewal projects from prior competitions. The CoC is seeking proposals from local providers of services and housing for new and standard renewal projects.
Project applications must be submitted in HUD’s electronic grant application system e-snaps no later than August 28, 2017, 11:59:59 p.m., eastern time. CCCD will provide applicants access to e-snaps and technical assistance regarding use of the system. An explanation of the process that will be used for selection of projects, including the scoring criteria, is attached as Appendix A.
The CoC expects to be awarded a minimum of $656,665 in this funding round, and may receive up to $740,495. Annual grant amounts for existing programs range from approximately $56,033 to $262,736.
Eligible applicants include non-profits with a (501(c)(3) status, local units of government, and other public agencies.
The CoC grant application with detailed submission information along with the scoring, ranking, and selection process can be downloaded by clicking the link below.