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Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)

Grants to Snohomish County, Washington Nonprofits
and Agencies to Provide Housing for the Homeless

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Snohomish County, Human Services Department, Office of Housing and Community Services (OHCS)

Deadline Date:

11/12/19 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Snohomish County, Washington nonprofit organizations, faith-based organizations, and local governments to establish permanent housing for people experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness. Funding is intended to reduce the amount of time spent experiencing homelessness and rapidly moving households to permanent housing.

The purpose of the ESG program is to assist households quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing homelessness or a housing crisis. ESG funds provide for a variety of services, including: Emergency Shelter, Short-Term or Medium-Term Rental Assistance, Utility Assistance, Housing Search and Placement, and Housing Stability Case Management. The funds under this program are intended to target individuals and families who would be unsheltered but for this assistance.

The ESG program emphasizes helping people quickly regain stability in permanent housing. ESG projects will be required to assist people in moving to permanent housing and reduce the time spent experiencing homelessness.

Eligible Components:

  1. Emergency Shelter is defined as any facility, where the primary purpose is to provide a temporary shelter for those individuals or households experiencing homelessness and which does not require occupants to sign leases or occupancy agreements. Emergency Shelters provide a maximum 90-day project model for drop-in shelters or continuous stay shelters. To the extent practicable, participants will be assisted in obtaining housing within 20 days of entry regardless of the type of emergency shelter. However, participants may stay longer in order to prevent them from becoming homeless, on the streets, or other places not meant for human habitation. All ESG funded shelters must strive to reduce the average length of stay. Emergency shelter assistance must be available and accessible to persons County-wide.
  2. Rapid Re-housing quickly moves households from homelessness into permanent housing by providing move-in assistance, temporary rent assistance, and housing search/stability services. The services are time-limited and the household does not have to leave when services end. (The RRH Guide can be found at http://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/2748).
  3. Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is an electronic database that collects demographic and outcome data on persons who receive housing and services in homelessness assistance programs, including prevention.  

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163537

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$210,528

Term of Contract:

- The 2020 program year runs from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
- The 2021 program year runs from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Units of general-purpose local government or private non-profit organizations that have received 501(c)(3) federal tax-exempt status from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and are registered as a non-profit corporation in the State of Washington.

Faith-based organizations may not restrict client participation based on required religious affiliation or services.

Snohomish County will not accept applications from individuals.

For eligibility information on emergency shelter and rapid re-housing assistance, see page 7 of the application in the Supporting Documents section below.

Pre-Application Information:

This application is for PY 2020 and PY 2021 ESG funds.

- Monday, October 7, 2019: Snohomish County Office of Community & Homeless Services (OCHS) issues - Notice of Funding Availability. Applications available
- Wednesday, October 16, 2019: Pre-Application Workshop
- Thursday, November 7, 2019: Technical Assistance Deadline
- Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Application Deadline. Applications must be received no later than 4:00 p.m.
- January 30, 2020 (tentative): Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meets and makes recommendations for PY2020 and PY2021 funds to Policy Advisory Board (PAB)
- March 5, 2020 (tentative): PAB meets and makes recommendations for PY 2020 funds to Snohomish County Council.
- May 2020 (tentative): Snohomish County Council approves funding for PY 2020 projects.
- March 2021 (tentative): PAB meets and makes recommendations for PY 2021 funds to Snohomish County Council.
- May 2021 (tentative): Snohomish County Council approves funding for PY 2021 projects.

Technical Assistance: Agencies are encouraged to attend the pre-application workshop. If additional assistance is needed, a phone or in-person conference is available. The deadline for technical assistance (including submitting questions) is Thursday, November 7, 2019 by 4:00 p.m.

Contact Information:

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

Submit signed electronic copies of applications to the following email address:
OCHS.applications@co.snohomish.wa.us

If unable to submit electronically, signed applications can be:

Mailed to:
Snohomish County Human Services Department
Attention: Tyler Verda
3000 Rockefeller Ave, M/S 305
Everett, WA 98201

Delivered to receptionist station on the lower level of the Drewel Building - Oakes entrance.
Please address to: Snohomish County Human Services Department
Attention: Tyler Verda

For technical assistance, contact:
Tyler Verda
425.262.2904
tyler.verda@snoco.org

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