Current Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)


CONTINUUM OF CARE 2021 PROGRAM COMPETITION

ISSUED SEPTEMBER 7, 2021 | APPLICATION DUE BY 11:59PM SEPTEMBER 28, 2021

The Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care is pleased to announce the 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition. 

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) typically provides over $2 billion per year in funding for homeless housing and services. This funding is distributed through Continuums of Care (CoCs), which are regional organizations that meet regularly to improve project performance and build community support for responding to homelessness. Applications are evaluated by an independent Review and Rank Panel. Using a variety of objective and subjective data, the Panel prepares a Recommended Ranked List showing the recommended ranking for of all of the projects in Santa Barbara County.

In 2021, the application amounts are as follows:
• Funding Allocated to the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care: $2,226,312
• New Funding Available through the National CoC Competition: $111,316
• New Funding Available to Providers serving Domestic Violence Victims and Survivors with Housing and Services through the National CoC Competition: $319,098


 All applicants MUST attend a mandatory applicant workshop on Friday, September 10 from 1-3pm. This is a mandatory applicant training for the 2021 Continuum of Care and is for new and renewing grantees. In order to be eligible for participation in this funding competition a representative of your agency must attend this meeting. It is recommended that the person attending also be involved in crafting the application. 

Mandatory Applicant Training
Friday, September 10
1pm-3pm

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84073611588?pwd=REphWkVyT1NLRmxBdEM4N2M5WUxsQT09

Meeting ID: 840 7361 1588
Passcode: 158905
 
Please review the NOFO and scoring tools prior to the applicant training. 


COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA REGULAR EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT (ESG) NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABLE (NOFA)

ISSUED: AUGUST 26, 2021 | APPLICATIONS DUE BY 3:00 P.M., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2021

 NOFA can be found HERE

The State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (State HCD) receives an annual allocation of Emergency Solutions Grant Program (State ESG) funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The State HCD distributes State ESG funds to qualifying cities and counties, which are responsible for administering State ESG funds for their respective service areas. State HCD designated the County of Santa Barbara (County) as the Administrative Entity (AE) for the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care Service Area (CoC Service Area), which geographically encompasses Santa Barbara County. The Housing and Community Development Division (County HCD) will administer State ESG funds on behalf of the County and announces the availability of these funds to support homelessness assistance projects throughout the CoC Service Area.

Submit questions to Kimberlee Albers at kalbers@co.santa-barbara.ca.us 


To view any past NOFA, please click  HERE