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Prevention of Homelessness 2019

Grants to New Jersey Nonprofits in Eligible Counties
for Programs to Prevent Homelessness

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) - Division of Housing and Community Resources

Deadline Date:

02/18/19

Description:

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Grants to New Jersey nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for assistance to renters who are homeless or are in danger of becoming homeless due to circumstances outside their control. Funding is intended for rental arrears, legal fees, and relocation costs.

Applicants must service one or more of the following counties: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties.

Allowable Costs:
- Rental Arrears – Up to 3 months arrears plus any court fees, legal fees and other late fees included as rent in a written lease. These costs must be clearly defined in the court summons.
- Relocation: Security deposit of up to 1 ½ month’s rent and 2 full month’s rent

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159869

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,541,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $121,000

Term of Contract:

Grant Period: 3/1/2019 to 2/28/2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible entities: Nonprofit organizations servicing one of the following counties: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties who have at least 5 years of experience administering homeless programs. Please note that the agencies selected must service the entire county.

Qualifications of applicants:
- At least 5 years of experience working with the target population and administering homeless programs
- Capacity to successfully manage previous program grants
a) Achieved prior grant objectives within the established time frame
b) Expended grant awards correctly and in a timely manner
c) Produced and submitted performance and financial reports correctly and on-time
d) Have no unresolved audit findings with DCA
- Sufficient amount of revenue/income to operate the project; HPP is administered as a reimbursement program
- Plan to leverage other resources to assist the target population

Ineligible costs:
- Mortgage costs
- Assistance with both arrears and relocation assistance to a new unit.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due February 18, 2019.

HPP is administered as a reimbursement program.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:
https://dcasage.intelligrants.com/

Mario Diaz
(609) 943-4640
mdiaz@dca.state.nj.us

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Jersey: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties