2018 Continuum of Care New Project RFP and Bonus Project Applicatoins Available

On behalf of the Ulster County Continuum of Care, please see the attached 2018 New Project RFP and the 2018 DV Bonus RFP. Please note the deadline for submission is Wednesday, July 31st, 2018.  In addition to currently funded Continuum member organizations, agencies with 501c3 status, State or Local municipalities, and PHAs are eligible to apply for funding. Please share this information with colleagues/agencies that may be interested. 

Below is a brief description of available funding and eligible activities under each funding stream.

New Project RFP (Reallocation and Bonus Funding)

New projects may be created through Reallocation or Bonus funding, including:

  • Permanent Supportive Housing (PH-PSH) Projects to meet the goal of stably housing homeless individuals and families with disabilities.  The project must meet requirements of Dedicated PLUS (details in FY18 NOFA page 16) or dedicate 100 percent of beds to individuals and families experiencing chronic homelessness.
  • Rapid Rehousing Projects to meet the goal of stably housing homeless households with or without disabilities. This project can provide up to 24 months of assistance to serve homeless individuals and families, including unaccompanied youth.
  • Joint Transitional Housing-Rapid Rehousing Projects to meet the goal of stably housing homeless households using a combination of intensive transitional housing services and rental assistance/support services of rapid rehousing. This project can provide up to 24 months of total assistance to serve homeless individuals and families, including unaccompanied youth. (Details in FY18 NOFA page 28)
  • Support Service Only – Coordinated Entry project to support the Continuum’s goal of developing and operating an effective and efficient Coordinated Entry System.

DV Bonus - $64,964 is available 

This year an additional bonus opportunity is available for projects to serve survivors of Domestic Violence. Below are the eligible project types. (See page 8 of the NOFA for further details):

  • Rapid Rehousing Projects to meet the goal of stably housing survivors of domestic violence (individuals and families). This project can provide up to 24 months of assistance.
  • Joint Transitional Housing-Rapid Rehousing Projects to meet the goal of stably housing survivors of domestic violence using a combination of intensive transitional housing services and rental assistance/support services of rapid rehousing. This project can provide up to 24 months of total assistance. (Details in FY18 NOFA page 28)
  • Support Service Only – Coordinated Entry Project to implement policies, procedures, and practices that equip the Continuum’s coordinated entry to better meet the needs of survivors of domestic violence.   

Please Contact Kathy Germain, Collaborative Applicant for the Ulster County Continuum of Care at kgermain[at]rupco[dot]org