West Virginia Community Advancement and Development (WVCAD)
05/28/21 5:00 PM
Grants to West Virginia nonprofit organizations to provide housing and services to individuals who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. Applicants must submit an Intent to Apply prior to submitting a final application. The purpose of the program is to provide homeless persons and those at risk of homelessness with the basic shelter and essential supportive services as well as financial assistance and housing relocation and stabilization services.
The purpose of the ESG program is to provide homeless persons and those at risk of homelessness with the basic shelter and essential supportive services as well as financial assistance and housing relocation and stabilization services.
The ESG program provides funding to:
To facilitate strategic, community-wide policies, direct services and coordination with other resources that may be available to individuals and families that are experiencing homelessness, the HEARTH Act mandates area-wide systems coordination, including:
Program emphasis should be placed on providing adequate assessment of program participants’ housing barriers with a focus on moving them to permanent housing as soon as possible. The goal is that no one is homeless (living on the streets or in emergency shelter) for more than 30 days.
ESG program participants should connect clients with other mainstream resources to assure the most impact with the least amount of ESG funds used since there are rarely sufficient funds to serve all persons currently homeless or at-risk of homelessness.
ESG funds may be used to support activities under the following program components:
For additional details about these activities, see: https://wvcad.org/assets/files/resources/Emergency-Solutions-Grant/ESG-PY2021-Program-and-Application-Overview.pdf#page=9
GrantWatch ID#: 185639
WVCAD anticipates the potential for several awards to be made with this funding.
- ESG PY21 performance period begins October 1, 2021 (Friday)
- ESG PY21 performance period ends September 30, 2022 (Friday)
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Phone: (304) 558-2234
WV Community Advancement and Development
c/o Emergency Solutions Grant
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Building 3, Suite 700
Charleston, West Virginia 25305
Lee Tabor, Housing Programs Manager
Americo Valdes, Housing Programs Specialist
Shelly Woda, Sustainability Unit Manager
Jennifer Ferrell, Director
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