The Raleigh Wake Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness coordinates a funding process for shelters, supportive housing, housing stability, supportive services and subsidies.

Learn about Federal grants and how to search and apply for them at  GRANTS.GOV

The Wake County Continuum of Care is the legal entity charged by US Department of Housing and Urban
Development to submit the community-wide application for homeless assistance funds. The 2019 federal
competition is anticipated to commence in May 2019. Agencies considering applying must clearly demonstrate their
ability to successfully meet Continuum of Care program outcomes in one or more of the activity areas as outlined in
the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing: Continuum of Care Program; Interim Final
Rule (24 CFR Part 578 [Docket No. FR-5476-I-01]). Agencies interesting in applying for these funds should
continuing checking the HUD website for updated information:
https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/e-snaps/fy-2019-coc-program-nofa-coc-program-competition/#nofa-and-no

The Wake County Continuum of Care held a required information session for agencies
who were considering submitting an application for Continuum of Care Program funds on Wednesday, May 8, 2019
at 11:00 A.M. in the community room of CASA’s Robertson Hill apartment complex located at 1725 Poole Road.
This is a threshold requirement for participation in the 2019 competition and good source of information for
agencies who anticipate submitting applications in future years.

CoC Program Goals
✓ Promote community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness.
✓ Provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers and State and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless
individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless individuals, families and
communities by homelessness.
✓ Promote access to and utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals.
✓ Optimize self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

Who can apply for this funding? Local agencies actively participating in the Continuum of Care at a majority of
the membership meetings for the year prior to submitting an application in a competition.

Service Area Agencies/organizations who serve persons residing in Wake County
may apply for funding.

Target Population The target population is persons who meet the HUD definition of homelessness. [(1) Individuals
and families who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence and includes a subset for an individual
who resided in an emergency shelter or a place not meant for human habitation and who is exiting an institution
where he or she temporarily resided for 90 days or less; (2) individuals and families who will imminently- within 14
days -lose their primary nighttime residence; (3) unaccompanied youth and families with children and youth who
are defined as homeless under other federal statutes who do not otherwise qualify as homeless under this
definition, have not had permanent housing during the past 60 days, have experienced persistent instability, and
can be expected to continue in such status for an extended period of time; and (4) individuals and families who are
fleeing, or are attempting to flee, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or other dangerous or
life-threatening conditions that relate to violence against the individual or a family member.]

Eligible Activities The following activities may be performed with CoC Program funds: (1) Permanent Housing; (2)
Transitional Housing; (3) Supportive Services Only. Please refer to the HUD exchange website and HUD
Certifications 24CFR578 for detailed information and other eligibility requirements.

Interested parties are asked to complete an Interest Form (see below). Parties who complete this survey will get
future email notifications regarding this RFP. For questions about this RFP funding process please
contact Abbie Szymanski: abigailvictoria@gmail.com

2019 NOFA Timeline

2019 NOFA Scorecard

 2019 NOFA Interest Form

2019 CoC NOFA Information Session Flyer

To learn more about NOFA, visit www.hudexchange.info

2019 – 2020 Request for Application: DHHS Agency & Adult Services Grant Opportunities 

ESG Info Session PowerPoint

  • Includes information about the ESG Application & Process

2019 ESG Timeline

The FY 2018 CoC Program Competition is closed and the community is waiting on award notification from HUD.

Review of Funding Requests

2018 NOFA Timeline

To learn more about NOFA, click here.

The Raleigh Wake Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness (Partnership) is the legal entity charged by US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to submit the community-wide application for homeless assistance funds.

This is a competitive funding process for agencies who would like to apply for new and/or renewal project funding as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Grants Competition (NOFA).

Agencies submitting an interest form must clearly demonstrate their ability to successfully meet Continuum of Care priorities and program outcomes in one or more of the activity areas as outlined in the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing: Continuum of Care Program; Interim Final Rule (24 CFR Part 578 [Docket No. FR-5476-I-01].

The Goals and Priorities of the Continuum of Care are as follows:
• Promote community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness.
• Provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers and State and local governments to quickly house or rehouse homeless individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless individuals, families and communities by homelessness.
• Promote access to and utilization of mainstream benefits by homeless individuals.
• Provide supportive services that are voluntary, flexible and consumer-driven.
• Meet the HUD criteria, as outlined in the 2018 Continuum of Care NOFA. Note that any
criteria listed in the interest form is subject to change depending on information provided in the
NOFA once it is released.

Funding for these projects is provided through the HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Grant Programs (under the HEARTH Act). Submission of this interest form does not constitute an application nor does it constitute approval for funding by the CoC or by HUD.

Required Information Session: Thursday, June 14th 2018 at 2p.m in the community room of CASA’s Robertson Hill apartment complex, located at 1725 Poole Road, Raleigh. See flyer below for further details. 

2018 CoC NOFA Information Session

2018 NOFA Interest Form: https://goo.gl/forms/BelyhK0JS591lXrf2

2018 NOFA Scorecard: HUD Project Rating and Ranking Tool

2018 NOFA Final Tier and Ranking: Final 2018 CoC NOFA Rank and Tier

2018 CoC Collaborative Application

2018 Priority Listing

2018 NOFA Project Applications

To learn more about NOFA, visit www.hudexchange.info

2017 New & Renewal Project Request Letter of Interest

Due Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Raleigh/Wake Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness (Partnership) is the legal entity charged by US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to submit the community-wide application for homeless assistance funds.

This announcement serves as the opportunity for agencies to submit a Letter of Interest (LOI) for funding for new and/or renewal projects as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Grants Competition (NOFA).

Agencies submitting a Letter of Interest must clearly demonstrate their ability to successfully meet Continuum of Care program outcomes in one or more of the activity areas as outlined in the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing: Continuum of Care Program; Interim Final Rule (24 CFR Part 578 [Docket No. FR-5476-I-01].

To learn more about NOFA, visit www.hudexchange.info.

National Alliance to End Homelessness: Preparing for the 2017 CoC Program NOFA Webinar 

To view the 2017 Letter of Interest, please click here:

Below is the Final Scorecard for 2017 NOFA applicants and Budget Narrative worksheet.

Below is the 2017 NOFA Project Rank and Tier:

2017 CoC Application

2017 CoC Priority Application

For more information on Continua of Care in North Carolina, please visit: www.ncceh.org/coc

For more information on the Partnership, please contact info@endhomelessnesswake.org

2016 New & Renewal Projects
 Request
Letter of Interest


Due Thursday, June 30, 2016

Raleigh/Wake CoC is charged by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to submit a community-wide application for homeless assistance funds.

This announcement serves as the opportunity for agencies to submit a Letter of Interest (LOI) for funding for new and/or renewal projects as part of the HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Grants Competition.

2016 New & Renewal Projects
Notice of Project Process Competition

Due Friday August 11, 2016

The Raleigh/Wake Continuum of Care
is charged by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to submit a community-wide application for homeless assistance funds.

This announcement serves as the opportunity for eligible agencies to submit an application for new and/or renewal projects as part of the HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Grants Competition.

Please see the Notice of Project Process Competition for complete information including required documents and due date.

The following documents are also attached for your reference:

FY2016 Consolidated Application Information