Current Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)


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


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Coordinated Entry System Evaluation in Santa Barbara County 

The County of Santa Barbara invites you to consider a proposal for Coordinated Entry System Evaluation in Santa Barbara County. Please see this document for additional details. You may also wish to forward this information to other partners. Please submit proposals by 4:30 P.M. on Sunday, January 24, 2021. 

For more information please contact: 
Lucille Boss
Housing Specialist Senior
Email: lboss@co.santa-barbara.ca.us | Phone #: 1 (805) 568-3533


NOFA Emergency Solutions Grants – Coronavirus Round 2 (ESG-CV2) program.  

Application due date HAS BEEN EXTENDED to12/18/2020 by 5pm.

Applicants may revise previously submitted application. Any attendee of the mandatory training may submit a new application.

Applications are available and will be submitted through Neighborly Software, and can be accessed here: https://portal.neighborlysoftware.com/santabarbaracountyca/Participant 

In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the State of California Housing and Community Development (State HCD) notified the County of Santa Barbara Community Services Department (CSD) on October 2, 2020 that it will receive and entitlement allocation of $6,119,496 in Emergency Solutions Grant Round 2 (ESG-CV2) funds to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus among individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness. State HCD designated the County of Santa Barbara as the Administrative Entity (AE) for these funds. 

Given the rise in cases of COVID-19 and additional guidance from the State of California, the County of Santa Barbara will retain $400,000 in ESG-CV2 funding to continue Project Roomkey operations and house guests from Roomkey to prevent returns to homelessness. Providers have been given instructions for Roomkey referrals. These funds will leverage additional funding awarded by the State of California. The amount of funding available for Emergency Shelter has been reduced by $200,000 (new maximum $1,741,425). The amount available for Rapid Re-Housing has been reduced by $200,000 (new maximum $2,255,711). 

Please click HERE to access the NOFA - UPDATED 11/5/2020

A mandatory applicant training will took place on November 5th, 10am-12pm

Training Slides can be found HERE


FAQ - Update 11-19-2020

For any questions or assistance, please contact Jett Black-Maertz jblack@co.santa-barbara.ca.us


COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA REQUEST FOR LETTERS OF INTEREST (LOI) AND STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS AS OPERATOR FOR AN ISLA VISTA NAVIGATION AND SHELTER CENTER

The County of Santa Barbara is pleased to release this request for Letters of Interest (LOI) and Statement of Qualification (SOQ) to provide emergency sheltering options for unsheltered homeless individuals in Isla Vista. Coronavirus Relief funds are available to operate a navigation/supportive services center for up to 6 months. Please see this document for additional details. You may also wish to forward this information to other partners.

ISSUED: SEPTEMBER 23, 2020  |  LOI/SOQ DUE BY 4:30 P.M., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2020

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


To view any past NOFA, please click  HERE