Funding Opportunities

Continuum of Care

2017 HUD CoC NOFA Competition Information

Please click here to view information about the FY2017 CoC NOFA Competition for the Western PA CoC.

2016 Notice of Funding Availability – Public Posting of FY2016 CoC Application

The CoC Consolidated Application is available for public review

Read the Public Posting

2016 Continuum of Care Funding Announcement

On December 20, 2016, HUD announced grant awards totaling $1.95 billion in fiscal year 2016 to more than 7,600 local homeless housing and service programs. These Continuum of Care (CoC) grants will help end homelessness and provide critically needed support to local programs on the front lines of serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Read the Funding Announcement from HUD

  • In the PA-601 (Western CoC), the continuum was awarded $8,977,926 to fund 73 projects throughout the continuum.

View the complete list of recipients from Pennsylvania

Emergency Solutions Grant

Grant Applications

The Emergency Solutions Grant is a competitive HUD program that is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).

Eligible applicants include any general purpose units of local government, including cities, boroughs, and townships, towns, counties, home rule municipalities, and communities that desire to apply “on behalf of” other municipalities.

Agencies interested in the 2017 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program Guidelines should click here (September 2017) to review.  The application period was open as of Tuesday, September 5, 2017 and closed on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. The Homelessness staff conducted a webinar on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.  More details on the 2018 funding period will be coming shortly.

Emergency Solutions Grant Awards

In fiscal year 2016, entitlement grantees, including the State of Pennsylvania, was awarded $15,262,743.00. For non-entitlement grantees whose grants are administered by the State of Pennsylvania, were awarded $5,565,646.00.