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U.S. Department of HUD: Inviting Applicants for Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition

Deadline: 28 September 2017

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is inviting applicants for its “Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition” to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States, and local governments to quickly re-house homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.

Program Priorities

  • Ending homelessness for all persons.
  • Creating a systemic response to homelessness.
  • Strategically allocating and using resources
  • Use a Housing First approach.

Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,000,000,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • County governments
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • City or township governments
  • State governments
  • 24 CFR 578.15, eligible project applicants for the CoC Program Competition are nonprofit organizations, States, local governments, and instrumentalities of State and local governments, and public housing agencies, as such term is defined in 24 CFR 5.100, without limitation or exclusion.
  • For-profit entities are not eligible to apply for grants or to be subrecipients of grant funds. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this program.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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