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Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) Coronavirus NOFA DATE: June 1, 2020


CA-526 will distribute these funds by County according to the formula allocation adopted by the CA-526 Governing Board.

May 1, 2020- HHAP Project Application & Funding Information- Due 6/15. DOWNLOAD NOW.

Supporting documents for HHAP funding available for download:

HHAP FAQ's     CSCoC Strategic Plan     CoC & ESG Written Standards     Coordinated Entry System Policies and Procedures

March 24, 2020- Emergency Grant Funding for Homeless for COVID

California has awarded $100 million in emergency grant funding to California counties, Continuums of Care and the state's 13 largest cities that will be immediately available to help those who are homeless & among the most vulnerable.  Click to Watch Video

March 10, 2020- COVID Allocations and Guidelines  

The CA-526 shall use $316,180.49 to invest in COVID-19 prevention and containment efforts for temporary shelters, including, but not limited to, medically indicated services and supplies, such as testing and handwashing stations, and enhancements to existing shelter facilities. 

The intent of these investments is to allow for proper social distancing and isolation to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among the homeless population.  

Emergency placement prioritization when necessary will include those aged 55 and over with underlying health conditions.





February 28th - Notice of Funding Availability

Emergency Solutions Grant Program ESG - Balance of State Application. Due: 5pm, May 28th

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is pleased to announce the availability of approximately $5 million in new federal funds for the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program. Funding for this NOFA is made available pursuant to Subtitle B of Title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 11371 et seq.

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01/14/2020 - CoC Consolidated Awards

HUD Awards Nearly $2.2 Billion to Local Homeless Programs

On January 14, 2020, HUD announced $2.16 billion in grants to provide funding to 6,595 local homeless housing and service programs across the U.S. and its territories. These Continuum of Care (CoC) grants provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, states, and local governments to quickly rehouse individuals and families experiencing homelessness and provide support while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness.

The Tier 1 funding announcement includes Renewal, New, Domestic Violence (DV) Bonus, CoC Planning, and Unified Funding Agency (UFA) projects. HUD will award approximately $122 million in Tier 2 funding to support hundreds of local projects in the near future. Tier 2 grants will include Renewal, New, and DV Bonus projects and projects straddling Tier 1 and Tier 2 will be announced along with other Tier 2 projects.

Applicants must submit appeals of funding determinations within 45 days of HUD making the final award announcement. HUD will issue a listserv announcement indicating that it has published the final award announcement which will also indicate the deadline for submitting appeals. See Section X of the FY 2019 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for more details.

CA-526 - Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, Tuolumne Counties CoC Awarded as follows:


Amador PSH hsg 2019 $19,536 CoCR


Calaveras Rapid Re-Housing Project $118,161 CoCR


CoC 2019 Planning Project $14,012 CoC


HMIS FY2019 (CA1587L9T261802) $50,000 CoCR


Mariposa PSH - FY2019 $65,126 CoCR




Sierra HOPE-Cal PSH-1 $42,906 CoCR


TRC RRH FY 2018 RR All Counties  (CA1588L9T261802) $62,300

View a list of the Tier 1 awards by CoC.

Download the CSCoC Project Rating and Ranking Tool Form Here
01/14/2020 - ESG - Awards


 Emergency Shelters $200,000



Rapid Re-Housing -Homeless Prevention $200,000


Non Competitive 

Rapid Re-Housing- Homeless Prevention $61,893

View past funding notices and awards here

Central Sierra Continuum of Care - CA-526

  • Amador County – ATCAA  (209)- 223-1485  x 243

  • Calaveras County- Sierra HOPE (209)-736-6792

  • Tuolumne County – ATCAA  (209)-533-1397 x 238

  • Mariposa County – Health and Human Services (209) 966-2000

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