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Request for Letter of Intent for Round 2 of Emergency Solutions Grant - Coronavirus

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.

CSD is requesting housing and service providers to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) if they are planning to apply for ESG -CV 2 funds. This is non-binding document and will not be considered during the Rank and Review Process. Agencies not turning in an LOI may still apply for ESG-CV2 funding. However, Santa Barbara County CSD urges all potential applicants to complete this LOI so that HCD can submit a comprehensive and complete application to the State of California.

Please click HERE to access the template for the Letter of Intent. 

Please return no later than 5pm on Friday, October 23 to

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


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