2022 Continuum of Care Special NOFO (Notice of Funding Opportunity)
On June 22, 2022, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a Special Continuum of Care (CoC) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for competitive funding to support communities to address unsheltered and rural homelessness. Applications are due to HUD on October 20, 2022. San Mateo County CoC is eligible for the Unsheltered Homelessness Set-Aside from this NOFO (but not the Rural Homelessness Set-Aside) and plans to apply for these funds.
All of HUD’s information for the NOFO can be found on this website: Continuum of Care Supplemental to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness (Special NOFO) | HUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
This website will be updated regularly throughout the competition process with information and materials for local project applicants and stakeholders. Please check this website regularly to stay up to date.
Special NOFO Applicant Meeting
An informational meeting for organizations interested in applying for new funding through the Special Continuum of Care NOFO competition took place on Monday, August 15th via Zoom. If you are interested in reviewing a recording of this meeting, please follow the link below:
A copy of the presentation slides, and any questions and answers from that meeting are provided on this page under “NOFO Resources” below.
Special NOFO Project Review and Ranking Process
The Project Review and Ranking Process for the Special NOFO was approved by the CoC Steering Committee on Thursday, July 28th.
The notes from this Steering Committee meeting can be accessed via the following link:
Below you will find resources to support completing project applications for this funding opportunity. Additionally, San Mateo County HSA has provided links to resources from HUD that will support completing the project applications and understanding the funding opportunity.
HUD - Special CoC NOFO Program Competition Page (HUD.GOV)
HUD - Special CoC NOFO Program Competition Page (HUD Exchange)
Applicant Meeting Presentation Slides
Project applications are due by email to HSA_Homeless_Programs@smcgov.org no later than Friday, September 2, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. Applicants must submit the following documents to the email above by the date/time above:
- PDF of the completed project application from e-snaps
- Word version of the completed New Project Application Narrative
Please review the Availability of Funding for New Projects for information about funding availability and the application process.
The application template can be accessed via the following link:
Planning and HMIS Project Applications
HSA is the only eligible applicant for Planning and HMIS project funding.
Applications for Planning and HMIS projects are due by email to HSA_Homeless_Programs@smcgov.org no later than Friday, September 23, 2022. Applicants must submit a Word version of the completed Planning and HMIS Project Application Narrative to the email above by the date above. The application template can be accessed via the following link:
Project Priority Listing
Linked below is the 2022 Special NOFO Project Priority Listing draft as of September 28, 2022. The CoC Steering Committee will meet on October 14, 2022 to approve the final Project Priority List. Please note that the placement decisions are not final until the CoC Streeting Committee has met to approve the final list.
2022 Special NOFO Project Priority Listing draft as of 9/28/22
Continuum of Care Consolidated Application for the Special NOFO
The Continuum of Care Consolidated Application for the 2022 Special NOFO for San Mateo County was approved by the San Mateo County 2022 CoC Steering Committee at the 10/14/2022 meeting. The Consolidated Application consists of the CoC-Approved CoC Application, the CoC-Approved CoC Plan, and the CoC-Approved Priority Listing.
CoC-Approved Final CoC Application
CoC-Approved Final CoC Plan for Serving Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness with Severe Service Needs
CoC-Approved Final Project Priority Listing
If you have any questions about the Special NOFO, please send them to Liz Lange (email@example.com) and Jessica Silverberg (firstname.lastname@example.org).