Grant Updates:


Our Emergency Solutions Grant application is at the Office on Homelessness and we are expecting an announcement next week.

Our Homeless Prevention Grant has been submitted to the Office on Homelessness, and the proposals of Daystar Life Center of Citrus County and Lake Community Action Agency were included in our Homeless Prevention Grant application. We are awaiting an announcement from the Office on Homelessness.

Thank you to those who submitted applications for Challenge Grant funds. The Grant Allocation Committee spent many hours reviewing the eight applications that were received. The following organizations have been invited to have their projects included in this year’s application:
  • United Way of Citrus County in collaboration with Daystar Life Center – Rapid Re-housing & Prevention - $100,000
  • Diocese of St. Petersburg – Catholic Charities of Hernando-Citrus - Rapid Re-housing & Prevention - $30,000
  • Mid Florida Homeless Coalition – Coordinated Intake - $15,000
  • The Refuge at Jumper Creek - Rapid Re-housing & Prevention - $108,326
  • The Refuge at Jumper Creek – Affordable Housing - $34,674.

Reminder: The HUD CoC NOFA has been released. The Notice has been posted on the FY 2016 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition: Funding Availability on the HUD Exchange and on HUD’s website at www.hud.gov. The timeline for the HUD CoC projects and the required 2016 HUD Request for Proposals (RFP) Supplement are located on the COC Docs tab under "Grant Information". Any questions must be addressed via email to mfhcopeningdoors@gmail.com.

The CoC Review, Scoring, Ranking Procedures, and Reallocation Process has been established. This document along with the 2016 MFHC FL520 CoC Renewals and New Project Scoring Sheets are located under the CoC Docs Tab under Grants Information.