U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Continuum of Care Program Competition
The Continuum of Care (CoC) Program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, states, and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.
Policy priorities include:
- Ending homelessness for all persons
- Creating a systemic response to homelessness
- Strategically allocating and using resources
- Using an evidence-based approach
- Increasing employment
- Providing flexibility for housing first with service participation requirements
Amount: Approximately $2,254,000,000 is available to make up to 8,000 awards ranging from $2,500-$1,500,000.
Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, states, local governments, and instrumentalities of state and local governments. Public housing agencies are eligible without limitation or exclusion.
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