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Northwest NC-516 
CoC Funding

Announcement from the Northwest Continuum of Care (NWCoC), NC-516

FY 2022 Continuum of Care Program
 

The NC 516 FY 2022 Consolidated Application and Project Priority Listing is now posted
 

  • FY 2022 HUD CoC Program Competition NOFO can be accessed at CoC Program Competition page 

  • The NC 516 Consolidated Application deadline is Friday, September 30, 2022 at 8:00 PM.  NC-516 posted the Consolidated Application and Project Priority Listing containing the Project Applications on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 to allow for comment.
     

All parts of the 2022 CoC Consolidated Application are posted and available to the community for inspection by verbal or written request to the Collaborative Applicant:  Tina Krause c/o Hospitality House at 338 Brook Hollow Road, Boone, NC  28607, 828-264-1237, or email at: director@hosphouse.org.  Arrangements will be made to provide technical assistance or review of any or all parts of this announcement, the NC-516 CoC applications process, details, and obligations in a manner that is effective for persons with disabilities or any person with Limited English Proficiency (LEP).
 

(Se harán arreglos para brindar asistencia técnica o revisar alguna o todas las partes de este anuncio, el proceso de solicitud del CoC NC-516, los detalles y las obligaciones de una manera que sea efectiva para las personas con discapacidades o cualquier persona con dominio limitado del inglés).
 

NC 516 supports prospective applicants and projects that address historic inequities for marginalized communities of color and other underserved and underrepresented communities in the CoC, and produce high-quality services and housing opportunities that enable persons to remain and thrive in these communities. NC 516 strived to fund eligible applicants proposing to meet this goal with a project proposal that addresses the specific needs of marginalized communities of color, created in collaboration with community partners and persons with lived experience, which support NC 516 plans and strategies. Successful applicants demonstrated clear strategies that address inequities for underserved persons and marginalized communities for housing and/or support services in the NC 516 geographic area.

 

Additional information can be found at CoC Program Competition | HUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or you may contact Tina B. Krause at director@hosphouse.org or at 828-264-1237.

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Northwest North Carolina Continuum of Care (NC 516)

Emergency Solutions Grant FY 2022-23

Request for Proposals

Project Applications due August 31, 2022 by 5:00 pm

Regional Application due October 3, 2022 by 5:00 pm

 
The Northwest North Carolina Continuum of Care (NC 516 CoC), serving Watauga, Ashe, Avery, Wilkes, Alleghany, Mitchell and Yancey counties) is charged by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) to submit a community-wide application (a Regional Application) for Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds on behalf of the NW Continuum of Care. Agencies that wished to apply for ESG funding for eligible activities were requested to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) by Monday, July 11, 2022, but an LOI was not required to submit a Project Application for consideration. ESG Project Applications for NC 516 and all required attachments must be sent electronically by Wednesday, August 31, 2022 by 5:00 pm to: Lori.Watts@vayahealth.com.

 

The NC 516 Review, Ranking, and Selection subcommittee will notify agencies of funding recommendations and/or rejection or inclusion in the NC 516 Regional Application submission no later than Monday, September 19, 2022. Any agency recommended for ESG funding for eligible activities must submit a completed Project Application for ESG eligible activities and all required attachments via the ESG Office Smartsheet by Friday, September 30, 5:00 pm. The NC 516 Regional Application must be submitted on behalf of NC 516 to the ESG Office by Monday, October 3, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.

 

This announcement serves as the opportunity for agencies to apply for funding through the FY 2022-23 ESG funding competition. Projects must meet all requirements and be ready to proceed with ESG funded activities by January 1, 2023. Agencies that have submitted an LOI or may be interested in submitting a project application for FY2022-23 are strongly encouraged to attend one of the ESG Office information/instructional technical assistance sessions.


Tuesday, July 26, 10am-12pm:

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3419260583995239696

 

Thursday, July 28, 10am-12pm (new applicants):

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4865011721892815629

 

Tuesday, August 2, 1pm-3pm

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2908596806521244430

 

Information about ESG activities and requirements can be found at HUD Exchange, Emergency
Solutions Grant Program: www.hudexchange.info/esg/ and at NC DHHS https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/aging-and-adult-services/nc-emergency-solutions-grant

 

RFA Application Documents on the NC DHHS_DAAS Grant Opportunities website located at:

https://www.ncdhhs.gov/about/grant-opportunities/aging-and-adult-services-grant-opportunities

 

ESG FUNDED PROJECTS ARE DESIGNED TO:

· Engage homeless individuals and families living on the street;
· Help operate emergency shelters for homeless individuals and families;
· Provide essential services to shelter residents;
· Rapidly re-house homeless individuals and families; and
· Prevent families and individuals from becoming homeless
 

ESG ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES:

· Street Outreach
· Emergency Shelter
· Rapid Re-Housing assistance
· Homelessness Prevention
· Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) or Comparable database*  
*eligible activity only if in conjunction with another ESG funded eligible activity
 

The amount that each Continuum of Care / Local Planning Area is eligible to apply for is the “NC ESG Fair Share”. Northwest CoC Fair Share for FY2022-23 is $124,167. No more than 60% of total funds of the Fair Share for NC 516 may be used for Emergency Services (Street Outreach and Emergency Shelter). While there is a maximum percent for Emergency Services, there is no maximum for Housing Stability (Rapid Re-Housing, Targeted Prevention and HMIS). This means NC 516 may choose to apply for the full 60% of Emergency Response funding or use some of that funding for Housing Stability Activities. The chart below shows the funding that NC 516 may apply for during the FY 2022-23 competition and the proscribed limits for each category.

 

ESG Fair Share: NC 516       Emergency Services (60% max.)         Housing Stability (40% min.)

            $124,167                                  $ 74,500                                                              $ 49,667

 

WHO CAN SUBMIT A PROJECT APPLICATION

 

Non-Profit/local units of government organizations that:

  • Serve persons residing in NW CoC Geographic Service Area: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery,
    Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

  • Utilize a Housing First Approach: Housing First is a model of housing assistance that prioritizes rapid placement and stabilization in permanent housing that does not have service participation requirements or preconditions (such as sobriety or a minimum income threshold).

  • Agencies that can/will meet the NC 516 Continuum of Care participation requirements (including but not limited to Coordinated Entry and CoC Governance participation).

  • Is prepared to utilize/already utilizing the Homeless Management Information System to record client level data (or HMIS comparable database if Victim Services Provider).
     

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

All Project Applications and the required attachments must be received electronically by Wednesday, August 31, 2022 by 5:00 pm. Project Applications submitted after the deadline will not be reviewed or considered. Incomplete Project Applications may not be considered for funding. Agencies that are not recommended for funding will be provided a written explanation for the reason(s) for not being recommended and will be offered support and technical assistance to improve deficiencies identified during the letter of interest/application process. Agencies have the right to appeal funding recommendation decisions by submitting a formal written letter within 2 business days of being notified by the Project Review Committee of the NW CoC which will respond in writing within 5 business days of receipt of the agency’s written appeal.

 

ESG Project Applications for NC 516 and all required attachments must be sent electronically by Wednesday, August 31, 2022 by 5:00 pm to: 


Lori Watts

Vice-Chair, Steering Committee of the NC-516 Northwest NC Continuum of Care

Lori.Watts@vayahealth.com

825 Wilkesboro Blvd NE, Lenoir, NC  28645 

O 828-225-2785 ext. 4409 or 1-800-893-6246 x 4409 | F 828-452-3743 

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Northwest Continuum of Care (NC 516)

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NOFO ANNOUNCEMENT

 

On August 9, 2022, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a technical correction to the Continuum of Care Supplemental to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness (Special NOFO).

 

The Northwest CoC is now eligible for $1,065,770 in funding under the Rural Set-Aside ($6.00 increase). Information can be found at: HUD’s Continuum of Care Supplemental Notice of Funding Opportunity to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness (Special NOFO)

 

The Northwest’s entire geographic area (Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey) was designated by HUD as eligible for the Rural Set-Aside application. The Special NOFO Project Applications and the Consolidated Application are posted in esnaps.

 

The two project applicants who submitted a Letter of Intent, will work with the Northwest CoC Lead Agency and the Steering Committee of the Northwest CoC to submit a project application for consideration, recommendation, and inclusion in the Special NOFO Collaborative Application submission and the Consolidated Application for the NC 516.

 

All Announcements, the local competition deadlines and the Special Supplemental Project Scorecard are posted on the Northwest CoC funding page: https://www.hosphouse.org/nwcoc-funding

 

Project Applications must be submitted no later than September 20, 2022, by 8:00 pm to be reviewed, rejected, reduced, or included in the Priority Listing and the Northwest CoC Collaborative Application submission.

 

The Consolidated Application for the Special NOFO is due October 20, 2022, by 8:00 pm in esnaps. The Northwest CoC will post the full Consolidated Application 2 days prior to the submission deadline.

 

All parts of the 2022 CoC Special NOFO Consolidated Application will be available to the community for inspection by verbal or written request to the Collaborative Applicant:  Tina B. Krause c/o Hospitality House at 338 Brook Hollow Road, Boone, NC  28607, 828-264-1237, director@hosphouse.org

 

Arrangements will be made to provide and review any or all parts of the CoC Consolidated Application in a manner that is effective for persons with disabilities and persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP).

 

For additional information, contact:

Lori Watts, Vice Chair; Northwest Continuum of Care

Mailing Address:  825 Wilkesboro Blvd NE, Lenoir, NC  28645

O 828-225-2785 ext. 4409 or 1-800-893-6246 x 4409

E Lori.Watts@vayahealth.com