Emergency Solutions Grants Program
2022 Notice of Funding Availability
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The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is pleased to announce the release of the Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA) for approximately $11 million in federal Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) funds.

There are two separate NOFA's available; one for each allocation:
  • Continuum of Care
  • Balance of State

The ESG program provides funding to local governments and providers to:
  • Engage individuals and families experiencing homelessness;
  • Improve the quality of Emergency Shelters for individuals and families experiencing homelessness by helping to operate these shelters and by providing essential services to shelter residents;
  • Rapidly rehouse individuals and families experiencing homelessness; and
  • Prevent families/individuals from becoming homeless.

How to submit an application
All applications must be submitted through the application portal, which is also located on the ESG webpage.

Applications are due no later than August 17, 2022
Register to attend an NOFA webinar
Balance of State
June 16, 2022
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Continuum of Care
June 16, 2022
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
For more information, visit our ESG webpage. Webinars will be recorded and posted to ESG webpage for those unable to attend a live session.
Questions? Please email: ESGNOFA@hcd.ca.gov.
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