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FFY2021 HUD Grant - Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)

Grants to Georgia Nonprofits and Agencies
for Housing Programs in Eligible Regions

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Gwinnett County Community Development Program Office

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05/01/20 5:00 PM EST - Receipt


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Grants to Georgia nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and governmental entities for housing programs in eligible regions. Funding is intended to assist individuals and families transition into permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness. Funding is also intended for programs providing emergency shelter, rapid re-housing, and homelessness prevention. Programs should benefit Gwinnett County.

The purpose of the ESG program is to assist individuals and families to quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness. ESG funds may be used for eligible activities intentionally and specifically focused on housing. Eligible activities must fall within the parameters of three (3) components:

  1. Emergency Shelter: Direct support for shelters and hotel/motel vouchers. Essential services to homeless individuals in emergency shelters are also eligible for agencies providing emergency shelter. 
  2. Rapid Re-Housing: Services are designed to help a homeless individual or family move as quickly as possible into permanent housing and achieve stability. 
  3. Homelessness Prevention: Includes services such as housing relocation and stabilization services, and short/medium-term rental assistance.

All proposed projects must serve individuals or families with household incomes at or below 30%.

Eligible Activities can be found in the ESG application, page 4, see Supporting Documents below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 140762

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The application must be submitted by, or on behalf of, a nonprofit agency, the public agency or governmental entity requesting ESG funds to undertake eligible costs and activities.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Three (3) application workshops will be held to assist interested applicant organizations. Attendance at one (1) of the three (3) workshops is strongly recommended when applying in the FFY2021 Funding Cycle.

FFY2021 HUD Grant Application Workshops information:
- Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:00 AM
- Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:00 PM
- Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:00 PM

Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center
2nd Floor Conference Center
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants requesting funding from the FFY2021 CDBG, HOME, or ESG grants must be submitted sufficiently early to permit their physical receipt by Friday, May 1, 2020 – 5:00 PM EST.

All Applicants must identify the capacity to meet the 100% match requirement.

Contact Information:

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

Submit applications to:
Gwinnett County Community Development Program Office
One Justice Square
446 West Crogan Street, Suite 275
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

All email correspondence related to the FFY 2021 Application submission should be emailed to and

Direct questions to:
Gwinnett County Community Development Program
One Justice Square
446 West Crogan Street, Suite 275
Lawrenceville, GA 30046‐2439
Telephone 678.518.6008
Fax 678.518.6071

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