This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) establishes the funding criteria for the FY 2014 CoC Funding Notice. The FY 2014 Component of the CoC Program Competition is referred to in this notice as the FY 2014 Application Process, and this notice, which announces availability of FY 2014 funds under the FY 2013 – FY 2014 CoC Program Competition is referred to as the FY 2014 CoC Funding Notice.
The 2014 U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) was released on 22 September 2014. This notice is intended for Upstate CoC funded agencies. If your agency receives funding from another South Carolina CoC please check in with the Collaborative Applicant in that area for instructions on their competition framework.
For those agencies wishing to place a new application in this competition, please be advised that HUD has stated that the only new applications that will be accepted are for CoC Planning (available only to the CoC’s lead agency) and Unified Funding Agency. No new supportive service programs for homeless persons in any subcategory are eligible to apply for a new project this competition.
For SC-501 renewal applicants: the NOFA link is provided below. For full SC-501 competition instructions, please contact Rick Ingram 864.770.0707 or RIngram@UnitedHousingConnections.org.
HUD is making available approximately $1.83 billion in Fiscal Year 2014 for FY 2014 CoC Funding Notice under the FY 2013 – FY 2014 CoC Program Competition. The 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 re-house homeless individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless individuals, families, and communities by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and to optimize self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Applicants should review and follow the steps as outlined in the NOFA to ensure that applications are complete and submitted timely.
The CoC Program Competition closes 7:59:59 p.m. eastern time, October 30, 2014.