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Grants to Georgia Nonprofits and Agencies to Serve
Individuals Who Are Homeless or At Risk of Homelessness

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Gwinnett County Community Development Program Office

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05/27/21 5:00 PM EDT


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Grants to Georgia nonprofit organizations and public agencies in eligible locations to provide services for residents who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to submitting a proposal. Grant funds must be used to provide shelter and supportive services to homeless persons or to provide homelessness prevention activities for low- and moderate-income persons who are in danger of becoming homeless. Programs should benefit Gwinnett County.

Eligible activities must fall within the parameters of the following components:

  • Emergency Shelter¬†¬†
  • Homelessness Prevention
  • Rapid Re-Housing
  • Street Outreach
  • Temporary Emergency Shelter

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GrantWatch ID#: 140762

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Public agencies or nonprofit organizations currently providing services for individuals/families in Gwinnett County are encouraged to apply for ESG funding.

- Nonprofit organizations -Applications may be submitted by nonprofit organizations that
a) Have a currently valid Tax-Exempt Status Certification, or 501(c)(3), from the IRS
b) Demonstrate that they are incorporated as a nonprofit organization with the Georgia Secretary of State and in good standing
c) Provide a listing of current officers and current members of their board of directors
d) Provide a recent audit or audited financial statement of their organization which was prepared by an independent auditor
e) Provide their most recent IRS Form 990 or 990EZ and attachments
f) Provide a current business plan
- Participating municipalities - All cities that are currently a part of the Gwinnett County Urban County HUD grant programs and are covered by an active cooperation agreement executed between Gwinnett County and the respective cities.
- Gwinnett County departments - Any department of Gwinnett County Government.
- Other organizations - Local public housing authorities, Gwinnett County Board of Health, and Gwinnett/Rockdale/Newton Community Service Board

Pre-Application Information:

Submission Deadline: Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 5:00 pm

FY2022 HUD Applications Workshop: The Community Development Program offered a virtual application workshop to provide information regarding the FY2022 application submission. If you were unable to attend the webinar, a recording of the webinar is available at Password: fCuxG69a

Nonprofit applicants must have active registration.


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


If you have any questions regarding this funding cycle or your submission, please email

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