APPLICATIONS DUE: April 17, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Description: The goal of the YHDP is to support up to 11 communities, at least 5 of which will be rural, in the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness, and sharing that experience with and mobilizing communities around the country toward the same end. The population to be served by this demonstration program is youth experiencing homelessness, including unaccompanied and pregnant or parenting youth, where no member of the household is older than 24.
This NOFA is for the selection of the communities and to alert each community of the amount of money available to them through the YHDP. The CoC’s Collaborative Applicant is responsible for submitting the application for this NOFA.
This NOFA establishes the process and requirements for the selection of the communities and alerts each community of the maximum amount of funding available to them through the YHDP. The CoC’s Collaborative Applicant is responsible for submitting the application for this NOFA, and if selected, the selected communities will then be able to apply for project fundinga waiver is approved to a specific CoC Program requirement (see Appendices A and B for project application and waiver information).
Funding Title: Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program
Agency Name: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6100-N-35
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Express Language for Legal Aid: Legal support is included as allowable service (pp.35- type of intervention)
Target Population: Youth experiencing homelessness, including unaccompanied and pregnant or parenting youth, where no member of the household is older than 24
Expected Number of Awards: 11
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes
How to Apply: You must download both the Application Instruction and the Application Package from Grants.gov.
Current Closing Date for Applications: 4/17/18
Estimated Total Program Funding: $43,000,000
Award Ceiling: $15,000,000
Award Floor: $1,000,000
Eligible Applicants: This NOFA application is for community selection only: Applications are available to Collaborative Applicants designated by Continuum of Care (CoCs) registered through the FY 2017 CoC Program Registration process. The Collaborative Applicant can apply for any community located within its CoC’s geographic area. The Collaborative Applicant can also apply for multiple communities located within its CoC’s geographic area.
Link to Full Announcement: Here
Questions regarding specific program requirements for this NOFA should be directed to Caroline Crousehe at YouthDemo@hud.gov.