Showing posts from March 6, 2020

HUD SNAPS Community of Practice Fall 2020 Semester

Dear CoC & HMIS Leads, Please find HUD's announcement below.  This is for the upcoming Community of Practice tracks starting in July and going through November.  T he Community of Practice Initiative is a way for communities to access HUD Technical Assistance through an online, group learning, peer-to-peer collaborative approach. Communities of Practice are created around specific topic areas that CoCs may elect to enroll into based on the unique needs and challenges of their community.  See announcement below for the list of topics. A couple of important notes regarding this: While most of the topics are open for CoC self-selection, four topics will be by invitation only for this coming session and will open up to CoC self-selection in later sessions.  Invitation only topics for the session starting in July are: System Modeling, Rating & Ranking, Coordinated Investment Plans and Right-Sizing Inventory. More information and registration links

Updated Section 108 Financing Borrowing Capacity Resource

Resources and assistance to support HUD's community partners Home Programs Resources Training UPDATED: Current Availability of Section 108 Financing - CDBG Entitlement and State Grantees The Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program had to update the borrowing for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Communities and States looking to pu

Coronavirus Preparedness for Providers

Coronavirus Prevention Resources and Information MD DHCD Encourages Partners to Review These Sources for the Latest Information on How They Can Respond to Protect the Public from COVID-19  COVID-19 Response, Prevention and Tracking Information from Maryland Department of Health NAEH Provides Guidance on Protecting People Experiencing Homelessness From Coronavirus Flu and Coronavirus Prevention Resources from the National Healthcare for the Homeless Council HUD Webinar for Providers on Infectious Disease Preparedness Upcoming Webinar: Infectious Disease Preparedness for Homeless Assistanc

MCAP Conference features Keynote from Bill & Melinda Gates Fdn

May 5-8, 2020 - Ocean City, Maryland This year's theme "Everybody Counts: Creating Solutions Together" will highlight strategies to improve human service delivery and enhance collaboration with a focus on a two-generation/ whole family approach. REGISTER NOW NEW This Year- 2-G/Whole Family Track Join us for 3 days of workshops focused on ensuring success for families through a 2-Gen Approach! Click here for details Featured Keynote Speaker Marquita Furness Davis  Deputy Director of Early Learning Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation  The foundation's multi-state early learning strategy aims to ensure that all young children have access

Summit Early Bird Springs Forward One Week!

Early Bird Discounted rate will expire on March 13  Summit Early Bird Discount

RFP: HMIS Lead (Bismarck, ND)

The North Dakota Housing Finance Agency, as Collaborative Applicant, is seeking a qualified applicant to act as the designated HMIS Lead Agency for the North Dakota Continuum of Care (CoC).  The current Lead Agency is assisting the CoC in seeking a new Lead Agency. The CoC is seeking an applicant that will operate HMIS in a manner that both assures compliance with federal HUD regulations and supports the CoC’s goal of preventing and ending homelessness. Please review the full RFP .         

UPDATE 3/7/2020: Free Dental Clinic - Baltimore Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic & Resource Fair

   UPDATE 3/7/2020: Good afternoon, everyone.  The Baltimore Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic (see flyer below), previously scheduled for April 1-3, 2020, is being postponed until the fall out of an abundance of caution with respect to COVID-19.  We are still working to firm up the exact dates in the fall, so please stay tuned.  I’ll let you know as soon as we have any additional information in this regard. If you have any questions about this postponement, please let me know. Thanks so much, and best regards Scott Gottbreht, PhD Associate VP, Homeless Services   t  410.895.1442 |  c  215.807.9831 |  e