Emergency Solution Grant Competitive and Non-Competitive Notice of Funding Availability for Rapid ReHousing and Emergency Shelter Program
Applicants are encouraged to set-up their profiles in the eCivis portal located at eCivis Grants Management System Portal as early as possible. Information about setting up a profile, submitting an application, and managing awards through the eCivis portal is available under the Training and Technical Assistance tab on the Department’s ESG website Profile set-up instructions can be found on the ESG webpage at https://www.hcd.ca.gov/grants-funding/active-funding/esg.shtml.
2023 ESG Balance of State Competitive and Non-Competitive Application
The Department will be accepting 2023 ESG applications through the eCivis Grants Management System portal beginning August 15, 2023. Applications and all required documentation must be received by the Department no later than Monday, September 29, 2023, 3:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). Any application received after Monday, September 29, 2023, 3:00 p.m. PDT will not be accepted.
Applicants are encouraged to set-up their profiles in the eCivis portal located at eCivis Grants Management System Portal as early as possible. Information about setting up a profile, submitting an application, and managing awards through the eCivis portal is available under the Training and Technical Assistance tab on the Department’s ESG website: https://www.hcd.ca.gov/grants-and-funding/programs-active/emergency-solutions-grants. Applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early to ensure successful submission before the application deadline. If you have any trouble logging into the portal, or have questions on how to complete the online application, please contact the Department at: ESGNOFA@hcd.ca.gov To receive ESG FAQs and other Program Information and updates, please subscribe to the Federal Programs listserv at https://www.hcd.ca.gov/contact-us/email-signup For questions, or assistance, please email ESGNOFA@hcd.ca.gov
These Balance of State (BoS) ESG Funds are available in two (2) grants:
a $123,123 for Rapid ReHousing Programs only, and
a $123,123 Regional Competitive Grant for Emergency Shelter or Rapid ReHousing
Agencies applying must be a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, government agency including housing authority, or a state or federally recognized tribal that serves those struggling with homelessness or at-risk of becoming homeless in Lake County. Agencies may apply for both grant opportunities; however, the programs must meet the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) definition of Rapid Rehousing or Emergency Shelter. 100% match funding requirements outlined in the ESG NOFA for the full grant allotment:
Applicants will apply directly with HCD through the eCivis portal, save the application as a PDF, and email it to LCCoC Administrative Entity no later than October 1, 2023
The LCCoC will review the applications on eCivis and make recommendations to HCD for both grants. Recommended applicants will contract directly with HCD for funding.
In making funding recommendations to HCD, Lake County Continuum of Care shall use a process which is:
Fair and open and avoids conflicts of interest in project selection, implementation, and the administration of funds;
Considers selection criteria reasonably consistent with the criteria used by the Department in section 8407;
Complies with the requirements of sections 8408 and 8409;
Incorporates reasonable performance standards as set forth in the Action Plan based on HUD requirements and guidance. If the applicant has not implemented the proposed activity or similar activity within the past three years, the Continuum of Care shall work with the funded applicant to ensure it meets reasonable performance standards specified in the Action Plan in the contract year;
Complies with federal ESG requirements; and
Considers any other practices promoted or required by HUD.
Applications must be completed in eCivics, saved as a PDF file, and emailed to the Lake County CoC at Scott Abbott (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on September 29. 2023
The Lake County Continuum of Care is a HUD-designated organization that promotes communitywide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; provides funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, and State and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless individuals, families, and communities by homelessness; promotes access to and effects utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families, and optimizes self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
Technical Assistance is available. For more information, contact Lake County Continuum of Scott Abbott at email@example.com or (707)274-9101.
CoC Authorized Representative:
Kimbralee Guerra GuerraK@redwoodcommunityservices.org
Lake CoC Chair
Homeless Management Information Software Representative:
Liz Marshall firstname.lastname@example.org
Client Success Manager
Software: Apricot 360
Homeless Management Information System Administrator:
Staff Service Analyst, Senior
HCD ESG Video
Q & A 9/14/2023 2:00 PM
Meeting ID: 860 5680 3656
Recommended to CoC 10/5
HCD Award Announcement January 2024
Other Required Information for the ESG Application: