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Homeless Continuum of Care Challenge Grants

Grant for Local Agencies Serving the Homeless

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Department of Children & Families

Deadline Date:

09/01/10 3:00 PM Eastern

Description:

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Grants up to $100,000 financial assistance to local agencies to assist individuals or households who are homeless, and/or those at risk of becoming homeless. Funds may be used for an array of programs, facilities, and services that are identified in the local continuum of care plan. This may include, but not limited to, the following types of activities or projects: Homelessness Prevention; Outreach; Emergency Shelter; Supportive Services; Transitional Housing; and Permanent Housing.

Grants shall be used to assist the local homeless continuum of care lead agency and local providers implement their written plan for addressing the needs of their homeless populations. The intent of the grant is to help to implement the local homeless assistance plan, and to help the community reach the goals and objectives outlined in the Continuum of Care plan.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 123822

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,031,354

Number of Grants:

28

Estimated Size of Grant:

$100,000 (max)

Eligibility:

  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The designation of the lead agencies by the Office on Homelessness has been done in consultation with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the local homeless coalitions within the state, and those agencies that were identified as the lead agency in the most recent application for HUD homeless grants. The list of designated lead agencies by catchment areas is attached in EXHIBIT 3 (see attached RFP).

Applications shall be accepted only from these lead agencies. Any applications received from other entities not on the list of designated lead agencies shall be returned, without review, to the entity that submitted it.

Pre-Application Information:

Tom Pierce
1317 Winewood Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL, 32399 -0700

Phone: (850) 922-9850
FAX: (850) 487-1361
Email: Tom_Pierce@dcf.state.fl.us

The designation of the lead agencies by the Office on Homelessness has been done in consultation with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the local homeless coalitions within the state, and those agencies that were identified as the lead agency in the most recent application for HUD homeless grants.

Applications shall be accepted only from these lead agencies. Any applications received from other entities not on the list of designated lead agencies shall be returned, without review, to the entity that submitted it.

Lead agencies are required to register in MyFloridaMarketPlace (FMP) as a vendor. Registration is required because the Department of Financial Services uses data from MFMP to establish the payment data file for purposes of disbursing state funds.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Thomas Pierce
Office on Homelessness
Department of Children & Families
1317 Winewood Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
(850) 922-9850
(850) 487-1361 (Fax)

Funding or Pin Number:

# LPZ01 - CSFA 60.014

Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida