Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Request for proposals: Emergency Shelter Grants

COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL AFFAIRS
DIVISION OF HOUSING (DOH)
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Division of Housing (DOH) is requesting proposals for its 2011-2012 Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) funding for homeless shelters, transitional housing providers, homeless prevention programs or local government passthrough programs in the State of Colorado. Applicants must have a non-profit 501(c) (3) designation or be a unit of local government to be eligible. Approximately $946,000 in Emergency Shelter Grant funding will be available on a competitive basis to meet homeless shelter and service needs. On average an agency receives $15,000 in grant funds.

To receive an ESG application kit, please go to http://dola.colorado.gov/cdh/index.html or send an email to Shannon Picaso at [email protected] All applications and copies will be due to DOH by Friday, April 1, 2011.