HUD – Continuum of Care Program (2017) 

Applications Due: September 28, 2017, 7:59 p.m. Eastern Time


The CoC Program (24 CFR part 578) 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, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.

Funding Title: FY2017 Continuum of Care Program

Estimated Total Program Funding:  $2 billion

Expected Number of Awards: 8,000

Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6100-N-25

Agency Name:   Department of Housing and Urban Development

Funding Instrument Type:    Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: No, but subgrantee opportunities

Target Population:   Homeless individuals

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  Yes

How to Apply: The FY 2017 CoC Program Competition is administered under the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition NOFA and 24 CFR part 578. Applicants should review and follow the steps as outlined below to ensure applications are complete and submitted on time. Documents referenced in this section can be found on the HUD Exchange at

Current Closing Date for Applications:  September 28, 2017, 7:59 p.m. Eastern Time

Eligible Applicants:
City or township governments
State governments
County governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Priority Consideration: 

  1. Ending homelessness for all persons
  2. Creating a systemic response to homelessness
  3. Strategically allocating and using resources
  4. Use a Housing First Approach

Link to Full Announcement:  Here

Contact Information: Please contact:


Categories: Government Organizations, Homeless, Housing, Housing and Urban Development, Non-profit Organizations, Subgrant Possibilities

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