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Grant Opportunities

New Grant Opportunities SAMHSA Is Accepting Applications for up to $23.7 Million in Grants To Treat Serious Mental Illness Application Due Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 SAMHSA  is accepting applications for its Assertive Community Treatment grants and expects to award up to seven grants, of up to $678,000 per year, for up to 5 years. The grants will be used to improve behavioral health outcomes by reducing the rates of hospitalization and death for people with a serious mental illness (SMI). SAMHSA expects that the program will also reduce the rates of substance use, homelessness and involvement with the criminal justice system among people with SMI. Learn More About This Grant SAMHSA is Accepting Applications for up to $5 Million for the National Center of Excellence for Tobacco-Free Recovery Application Due Date: Friday June 1, 2018 SAMHSA is accepting applications for the National Center of Excellence for Tobacco-Free Recovery

The NEWSWIRE - April 2018

                                                            The NEWSWIRE Mediware Housing and Community Services  April 2018 In this Issue: Insights from the Industry: HMIS Data Dictionary Changes, PIT/HIC/SPMs, RHY and AIRS Taxonomy Development News: SP5, SP6 and Qlik Sense ART Gallery Updates Focus On: CommunityPoint and Client Services Customer Spotlight: St. Johns CoC Brings New Thinking to the Intersection of Healthcare and Homelessness Save the Date ServicePoint ers : SSVF Services, Move-In Date and Operating Start and End Date Fields Insights from the Industry  Housing and Homelessness HMIS Data Dictionary Changes HUD released the 2017 HMIS Data Standards Data Dictionary v1.3. This version includes an SSVF progra

CPD Funding Matrix and Dashboard Reports Posted

The CPD Funding Matrix and Dashboard Reports , as of April 1, 2018, have been posted to HUD Exchange. These reports provide funding information for each city and state that receive CPD program funds, including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Continuum of Care (CoC), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), HOME, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and Housing Trust Fund (HTF). Reports detail the size of each grant received over the past several years, as well as the total amount of funds currently available to be spent on affordable housing and community and economic development activities. CPD Funding Matrix Note: Based on the requirement that a grantee uses the adjusted ratio for determining its compliance with the CDBG timeliness standard of having no more than 1.5 times its annual allocation in its adjusted line of credit balance 60 days prior to the end of its current program year, HUD is in the process of updating the CDBG recapture risk column

Celebrating SOAR Successes

Plus a new SOAR Webinar series! CONTACT US SSA WEBINARS SOAR VOICES BLOG Celebrate National Public Health Week with SOAR It's National Public Health Week (April 2‐8, 2018) and, like our partners and providers around the country, the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center is helping to raise awareness of how homelessness impacts public health. This year's annual theme, coordinated by the American Public Health Association, is "Changing Our Future Together." The theme focuses on how we can work together to make sure that the places where we live, work, worship, and play are healthy and safe. The great work you do each day in using the SOAR program to increase access to income and health insurance has a dramatic impact in our efforts to end homelessness so we can ch