Funding Opportunities


Funding Opportunities 

By pairing catalytic, innovative funding available through private philanthropy with more restrictive, yet larger and more sustainable public resources, our community will unlock essential housing opportunities for those who need them most.

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Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year 2019 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition

Please be advised that the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year 2019 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition was released last week Wednesday, July 3, with a due date of September 30, 2019 at 8:00 PM (EST) or 5:00 PM (PST).

Please find a summary of this funding opportunity HERE.
More information is forthcoming regarding the competition timeline.
A technical assistance workshop will be held on
Friday, July 19
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
at the Buellton Recreation Center. 
Please be sure that you can receive these emails for future information regarding deadlines for the submission of project applications and other competition logistics. If you received this from a friend and you are not on this listserv, please contact us at
The NOFA, and additional information regarding the competition, is available on the HUD Exchange website here.
Please do not hesitate to contact HomeBase with if you have any questions.

Specialized Housing and Services for Victims of Human Trafficking NOFA (FR-6300-N-45)

On July 2, 2019, HUD released the Specialized Housing and Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to

Through the funds available under this NOFA, HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC) are promoting collaboration between Continuums of Care (CoCs) funded by HUD and organizations funded by DOJ to address the housing and service needs of victims of human trafficking. This NOFA promotes trauma-informed, victim-centered services, including in tribal areas. Organizations awarded funds through this NOFA are expected to work with other organizations within the CoC’s geographic area to train service providers on how to identify victims of human trafficking and connect these victims to appropriate housing. SNAPS and OVC plan to identify best practices for addressing this population that may assist in framing future funding opportunities for victims of human trafficking.

Program Application: SNAPS, in conjunction with OVC, announces the availability of up to $13,500,000 for grants to eligible organizations to implement and provide housing and trauma-informed, victim-centered services to victims of human trafficking. HUD expects to select 20 applications for the program funds.

Program Application Due Date: October 30, 2019 by 11:59:59 PM EDT

Technical Assistance Application: An additional $1,000,000 is available under this NOFA to fund a cooperative agreement with an eligible organization that has experience providing technical assistance to current federally-funded human trafficking programs to assist customers as defined in Section I.A.4.b of this NOFA to implement the program activities to be funded available under this NOFA. HUD will select one organization to provide technical assistance to the possible 20 successful projects selected for conditional award.

Technical Assistance Application Due Date: August 30, 2019 by 11:59:59 PM EDT

Application and Required Forms

The NOFA, applications, required forms, and contact information for questions related to this NOFA and application are available through Submission of applications for this demonstration program will also be via and applicants are strongly advised to carefully read the criteria for application submission paying attention to the requirements and submission due date and time.

Reporting and Evaluation

All project applications selected for conditional award must submit progress reports that will include the number of persons served, and type(s) of housing and services. Successful applicants will also be required to participate in the evaluation process that will be conducted by HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R).


Goleta Requests For Proposals For Services To Hmeless Individuals and Homelessness Prevention In the City Of Goleta 

The City invites organizations to respond to a Request for Proposals for Services to Homeless Individuals and Homelessness Prevention in the City of Goleta (Fiscal Year 2019/2020). Please also view Addendum 1 and Addendum 2 to this RFP. Proposals are due by 12:00PM on July 8, 2019. Please send questions to Dana Grossi at

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
On October 12th, The County Community Services Department's Division of Housing and Community Development (HCD) released the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for several grants and loans to support programs and services for low-moderate income persons and special needs populations such as elderly, disabled, homeless, people with mental illness, people experiencing abuse, and person's with HIV/AIDS. Funds support public services and capital projects that will serve Santa Barbara County residents.  
The Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) is included in section VII, VIIB of the combined NOFA which can be found here.
HEAP Applicant Training Materials
HEAP & CESH Applicant Training Presentation Slides
NEW AAQ posted 11.2.18  (will be updated and posted thru November 2nd)
The application can be accessed here.
Once on the ZoomGrants site, you will be asked to create a username and password (one username and password per agency), applicants may begin work on their applications. ZoomGrants automatically saves work and applicants may log off and log on again at any time and from any computer to continue working on their applications. Applications will be locked for editing at 5:00 p.m. on the deadline listed below. Click "Submit" to submit applications. 
Application Due Date for Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) and California Emergency California Emergency Solutions and Housing (CESH):
November 16, 2018 at 5pm
To learn more information about State Program click here.
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