Utah Homeless Programs Unified Funding 2012


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Workshop outlining how to apply for funds available through various sources to support homeless programs.

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Utah Homeless Programs Unified Funding 2012

  1. 1. Utah Homeless Programs FY12 Unified Funding Allocation Utah State Community Services Office Application Workshop Monday February 28 th , 2011 Utah State Library
  2. 2. Purpose of this Workshop <ul><li>Learn how to make your organization competitive for grants from our funding sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Gain insight into the allocation process and criteria used by the Allocation Committee. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you understand all components of the application </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about the requirements, rules and regulations of each funding source. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Available Grants <ul><li>Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund (PAHTF) </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Needs Housing (CNH) </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) </li></ul>Details about grants are available at: www.housing.utah.gov/scso Application available at: https://webgrants.community.utah.gov
  4. 4. Eligible Activities, Collectively <ul><li>Shelter </li></ul><ul><li>Case Management </li></ul><ul><li>Food, Mass Feeding </li></ul><ul><li>Home Repair </li></ul><ul><li>Essential Services </li></ul><ul><li>Transitional Housing </li></ul><ul><li>Homeless Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Other innovative housing projects </li></ul><ul><li>Day Care </li></ul><ul><li>Leveraging federal programs for HMIS and Continuum of Care </li></ul>
  5. 5. Review Process <ul><li>The State Homeless Coordinating Committee (SHCC) – Allocation Subcommittee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Determines funding priorities & application process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviews applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invites certain applicants to share more about programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides recommendation to SHCC </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Approval by SHCC chaired by Lt. Gov. Bell </li></ul>
  6. 6. Funding Environment <ul><li>PAHTF has not been slated for cuts this year </li></ul><ul><li>CNH and ESG funding levels are still TBD </li></ul><ul><li>Many proposed cuts to other funding sources (e.g. CSBG, FEMA) </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulus homeless prevention funds still available for 1 more year through HPRP </li></ul>
  7. 7. FY11 Funding Summary $ 2,499,261 TOTAL CoC and Medical services 4% $ 104,862 Other Basic services 2% $44,439 Essential Services SLC, Weber 3% $ 65,758 Outreach 16% Rural 38% SLC 14% DV 34% $ 861,489 Emergency Shelter 15% in Rural 23% DV 4% $ 111,091 Transitional Housing Shelter/TH – 26% PSH – 57% General – 17% 53% $ 1,311,622 Case Management Detail % FY11 Funding Service Type
  8. 8. FY12 Funding Priorities <ul><li>Focus on re-housing efforts to decrease the necessity of emergency services (also direction of HUD with ESG) </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on permanent housing solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on ending chronic homelessness as part of the State’s 10-year plan </li></ul><ul><li>Priority given to projects offering case management for chronically homeless persons served in permanent supportive housing </li></ul>
  9. 9. How to make your applications competitive <ul><li>Apply for activities related to Allocation Committee’s priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate an integrated service model or coordinated effort </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in your local Continuum of Care or LHCC </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate an impact in your community – prioritize harder-to-serve populations, spend money </li></ul><ul><li>Create innovative or adaptive programs </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thank you!!! <ul><li>Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to help our communities end homelessness!! </li></ul><ul><li>Please feel free to contact any of us with questions or concerns regarding your application or the process </li></ul><ul><li>www.housing.utah.gov/scso/contactus </li></ul>