2021 EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT PROGRAM - BALANCE OF STATE ALLOCATION
NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY
The Imperial Valley Continuum of Care (IVCCC) would like to invite qualified applicants to apply for funds to address the needs of homeless individuals and individuals at imminent risk of homelessness in Imperial County.
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is pleased to announce the availability of new federal funds for the 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program Balance of State (BoS) through a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). The 2021 estimated BoS allocation set aside for Imperial County is $367,182. The 2021 ESG BoS Allocation NOFA outlines application requirements and timelines for recommended applicants.
The ESG program provides funding for the following objectives:
Engaging individuals and families experiencing homelessness;
Improving the quality of Emergency Shelters (ES) for individuals and families experiencing homelessness by helping to operate these shelters, and by providing essential services to shelter residents;
Rapidly re-housing individuals and families experiencing homelessness; and
Preventing families/individuals from becoming homeless.
Funding in the BoS allocation is made available based on recommendations from a CoC in two ways:
1. Through regional competitions within three geographic regions (Northern Region, Bay Area Region, Central and Imperial Valley Region) pursuant to the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 25 CCR 8404 (a) (3); and
2. Through a noncompetitive process for Rapid Re-Housing (RR) Activities.
Continuum of Cares are responsible for recommending applicants to HCD for funds available under the NOFA. Therefore, qualified applicants interested in applying must submit their ESG BoS application for review to the IVCCC no later than:
September 27, 2021
The 2021 ESG BoS NOFA, application forms along with federal and state regulations are posted on the HCD website:
Additional information and links will also be made available through the IVCCC website, within the funding announcements section:
IVCCC Funding Announcements.
For additional questions, please contact Debbie Wray at firstname.lastname@example.org
2021 ESG Balance of State Application Timeline
August 17, 2021 NOFA and application released by HCD
September 16, 2021 Request for Proposals and related documentation released by IVCCC and posted on the IVCCC website: IVCCC and Imperial County Purchase Department website: County of Imperial Purchasing
September 20, 2021 2021 ESG-BoS application workshop will be held via Zoom at 2:00 p.m. (workshop not mandatory but recommended). Interested participants must register via the following link: Technical Workshop Registration
September 21, 2021 Technical Assistance questions from applicants due to Imperial County Purchasing Department by 5:00 p.m. via email to Debbie Wray: email@example.com
September 23, 2021 Technical Assistance questions from applicants posted by 5:00 p.m. on the IVCCC website: IVCCC and Imperial County Purchase Department website: County of Imperial Purchasing
September 27, 2021 Submit three (3) hardcopies (one (1) original and two (2) copies) and one (1) USB copy of the application to: IVCCC administrative entity, at Imperial County Office of Purchasing, 1125 W. Main Street, El Centro, Ca 92243
September 28, 2021 Scoring and Ranking Committee reviews and ranks projects
October 6, 2021 IVCCC Executive Board approves COC recommendations
October 7, 2021 Notification and forms submitted to recommended agencies
October 19, 2021 Recommended applicant deadline to submit application to HCD by 5:00 p.m.
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