Current Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)


Round I Emergency Solutions Grant- Coronavirus (ESG-CV)

On July 7, 2020 the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution authorizing Santa Barbara County HCD to apply for the formula allocation of $1,031,300.00 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) funds created by the CARES Act and administered through the Sate of California. $977,000 in ESG-CV funds will be available for award as State HCD has allocated 5.2% to the administrative entity for administrative costs. On June 16, 2020 the CoC Planning Committee voted to allocate 70% ($683,900)of Round I of ESG-CV funding to Emergency Shelter providers and 30% (293,100) of Round I ESG-CV funding to Street Outreach activities.

ESG-CV Applications are due by 5pm on August 21st, 2020

Eligible Activities

Emergency Shelter

  • Provide temporary emergency shelters to prevent, prepare for and respond to coronavirus.
  • Improvements at shelters to create social distancing, cleaning protocols, personal protective equipment, housing opportunities, increased access to health services.
  • Training on infectious disease prevention and mitigation
  • Provide hazard pay for staff working directly to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus among persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Street Outreach

  • Street medicine and health outreach programs.
  • Personal Protective Equipment, hygiene kits, basic needs.
  • Assist with housing interventions to move to individual living quarters.
  • Training on infectious disease prevention and mitigation.
  • Provide hazard pay for staff working directly to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus among persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Additional meal/food costs as a result in a reduction in meal shares/distribution.

How to Access the Application

HCD will conduct an initial screening to determine eligibility before distributing applications.

  • Please email Jett Black-Maertz at jblack@sbccsd.org.
  • In your email, please provide:
    • Organization Name
    • Contact Information (name and phone number of best person to answer questions)
    • Brief description of activities for which you are requesting reimbursement

ESG-CV Applications are due by 5pm on August 21st, 2020


CESH, ESG, and CoC NOFA

The County Community Services Department's Division of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is pleased to announce the availability of funding to serve individuals and families experiencing homelessness. The Community Services Department is the Collaborative Applicant and Administrative Entity for the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care.

Applications are due at 11:59pm on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

 

  Funding Source Est. Amount Available   Eligible Uses
California Emergency Solutions And Housing (CESH) $229,777 Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) $303,357 Street Outreach, Emergency Shelter, and Rapid Re-housing
Continuum of Care Program $854,707 Permanent Supportive Housing

   

The full NOFA can be found HERE

The most recent FAQ can be found HERE.

Application Information:

To access the County of Santa Barbara ESG grant application, click on or copy and paste this link into your browser:

https://www.zoomgrants.com/zgf/County_of_Santa_Barbara/2020_State_Emergency_Solutions_Grants_ESG_Program   

Following are detailed Applicant Instructions which explains how to set up an Applicant account and add Collaborators.  

 

To access the County of Santa Barbara CESH grant application, click on or copy and paste this link into your browser:



https://zoomgrants.com/gprop.asp?donorid=2133&limited=2867 

Following are detailed Applicant Instructions which explains how to set up an Applicant account and add Collaborators.  

**It was recently brought to our attention that there was not a template for the Application Certification. This form has been added and must be completed and uploaded into you application before the deadline. If can be located in the "documents" list.

 

To access the County of Santa Barbara CoC Program NOI, click HERE

 

ESG, CESH, and CoC - MANDATORY Applicant Training

MANDATORY Applicant Training

Remote meeting via Zoom

Power Point from this training can be found HERE

Attendance at training is required. Attendee(s) must be the agency's executive director and/or staff responsible for program implementation. Applicants' grant writers and others are welcome to attend; however, their attendance will not count toward the attendance requirement.


If Applicants have any technical questions, they can:

1) Search for a quick answer at ZoomGrants University (help.zoomgrants.com);

2) If additional technical assistance is needed, applicants can contact:

ZoomGrants Technical Support:

Email: questions@zoomgrants.com 

Phone: 866.323.5404 ext. 2  

State of California Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAP) funding will be available in one-time flexible block grants intended to expand and develop local capacity to address their immediate homeless challenges informed by a best practices framework focused on moving homeless individuals and families into permanent housing and supporting the efforts of those individuals and families to maintain their permanent housing. 


Notice of Funding Availability for HHAP

Application Information:

Applications are accepted electronically via ZoomGrants only. Access to the applications is posted at www.countyofsb.org/housing

To access the County of Santa Barbara HHAP grant application, click on or copy and paste this link into your browser:

https://zoomgrants.com/gprop.asp?donorid=2133&limited=2782

Following are detailed Applicant Instructions which explains how to set up an Applicant account and add Collaborators.  


HHAP - MANDATORY Applicant Training

Training was held via ZoomGrants on April 21, 2020

Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP) MANDATORY Applicant Training

Training slides can be found here

A list of frequently asked questions can be found here


If Applicants have any technical questions, they can:

1) Search for a quick answer at ZoomGrants University (help.zoomgrants.com);

2) If additional technical assistance is needed, applicants can contact:

ZoomGrants Technical Support:

Email: questions@zoomgrants.com 

Phone: 866.323.5404 ext. 2  


Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP)

  • Rental assistance and rapid rehousing
  • Incentives for Landlords 
  • Youth Set-Aside: Rental assistance and rapid rehousing
  • Youth Set-Aside: Outreach and coordination to assist vulnerable populations in accessing permanent housing and to promote housing stability in supportive housing


HHAP Local Process Timeline

HHAP Summary


If you have a specialized need and would like to receive this information in another format,
please contact the Collaborative Applicant at kalbers@sbccsd.org or 805-560-1090.
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