Current Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)


The Current Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) are posted here when available.

COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA REQUEST FOR LETTERS OF INTEREST (LOI) AND STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS AS OPERATOR FOR PROJECT ROOMKEY

The County of Santa Barbara is pleased to release this request for Letters of Interest (LOI) and Statement of Qualification (SOQ) to provide non-congregate shelter for persons at increased risk of medical complications from COVID-19. FEMA and Coronavirus Relief funds are available to operate Project Roomkey to provide emergency shelter until September 30, 2021. Please see this document for additional details. You may also wish to forward this information to other partners.

ISSUED: APRIL 6, 2021 | LOI/SOQ DUE BY 4:30 P.M., MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2021

Questions regarding this LOI and SOQ may be submitted by email or phone. Submit letters s to Kimberlee Albers @ kalbers@co.santa-barbara.ca.us


The County of Santa Barbara Community Services Department is pleased to issue a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for:

  1. Homeless Housing Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAP)
  2. Community Corrections Partnership
  3. Continuum of Care Change of Grantee


Homeless Housing Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAP)
Available funding includes over $950,000 for shelter diversion and projects benefiting unaccompanied youth (under age 25). Please visit this link to view the NOFA.

Applicants for HHAP funds must attend a mandatory applicant training on March 11 by Zoom. Additional details and RSVP links are included in the NOFA. 

Update: Note Service Prioritization Areas are divided into three sub-regions within the County: North-, Mid-, and South-County. Countywide geographic coverage should incorporate all sub-regions. 

Please contact lboss@countyofsb.org with any questions.


Community Corrections Partnership (CCP)
The Santa Barbara County Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) has approved $365,000 in funding for supportive housing for justice-involved individuals. Please visit this link to view the NOFA. 

Applicants for CCP funds must attend a mandatory applicant training on March 11 by Zoom. Additional details and RSVP links are included in the NOFA. 

Please contact kalbers@co.santa-barbara.ca.us with any questions. 


CoC Change of Grantee
The Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care(CoC) currently has $79,444 in funds available for a new Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) project through a Change of Grantee with the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This project may be single or scattered site, but must include a rental housing subsidy as well as supportive services. The process for applying for CoC funds will begin with a Notice of Intent (NOI). The electronic copy of the CoC NOI must be submitted via email to jblack@co.santa-barbara.ca.us no later than 5:00pm on Thursday, March 25, 2021. If multiple NOIs are received by applicant's with capacity to administer grant, applicants will be asked to submit a full application similar to annual CoC competition.

Applicants for the Continuum of Care (CoC) New Project Funding, please submit the NOI found at the end of the NOFA (posted here) to jblack@co.santa-barbara.ca.us  


To view any past NOFA, please click  HERE