The Continuum of Care funding competition is coming soon, will you use this as an opportunity? Listen to the recording of our webinar aimed at helping communities prepare for the 2017 Notice of Funding Availability. Learn how to use this process to drive long-term change and better serve the most vulnerable in your community.
This webinar is just one of the many resources the Alliance has put together to help CoCs prepare for the NOFA. Check out our full calendar of webinars, blog posts and resource page for more information.
New Webinar: How to Transition Your Emergency Shelter to a Low-Barrier and Housing Focused Shelter Model
This webinar is the newest in a series by the Alliance on effective emergency shelter, and features leaders who will address common questions and concerns regarding low barrier shelter, including how to maintain a safe environment, substance abuse, and helping staff make the shift.
Sign up for the next webinar of the Rapid Re-Housing for Youth Learning Community, scheduled for Thursday, June 29th at 2 pm ET, where we will focus on connecting youth in rapid re-housing to employment. Missed the last webinar on roommates in youth RRH? Watch it here!
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Preparing for the 2017 NOFA: Make Sure Your CoC Application is Housing First Focused
by Anna Blasco
Throughout the month of May, the Alliance will post weekly blogs dedicated to helping communities prepare for the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). This is the third blog in that series.
What can CoCs do right now to prepare for the Continuum of Care Program NOFA?
by Jen Saunders
Last week, we blogged about what the 2017 CoC Program NOFA Registration Notice tells us about the upcoming competition. As communities anxiously await the release of the NOFA, there are a number of steps CoCs can take now to get ready. These steps, which are outlined in the Alliance’s CoC Awards Preparation Checklist, include:
Get Prepared for the 2017 Continuum of Care Program NOFA
by Jen Saunders
The release of the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) registration notice often marks a stressful time for communities. It begins the process of rigorous examination of data, assessment of priorities, and ultimately the need to make tough decisions at the program and system level. While we at the Alliance recognize that this can be challenging, we believe the NOFA process provides an opportunity too.