Notice of Funding Availability: 2020-2021 Emergency Solutions Grant CARES Act

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Supplemental Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding, provided by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (CARES Act–CV), is now available to assist communities in their efforts to prevent and respond to homelessness. Funds must serve community members currently experiencing or at risk of homelessness and must be used to prevent, prepare for, or mitigate the effects of coronavirus.

Kansas Housing will accept applications from any unit of local government, including cities and counties. Local governments may apply on behalf of nonprofit organizations, which can provide services as a subrecipient or subgrantee. Eligible grant-funded activities may include:
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Homelessness Prevention
  • Street Outreach
  • Rapid Rehousing
  • Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
  • Program Administration

Applications are due Tuesday, Dec. 15. Funds must be expended between Jan. 1 and Dec. 30, 2021. The program may be extended as needed based upon availability of ESG-CV funding.

Recipients must certify they will meet program requirements and applicable federal requirements. Government recipients and subrecipients must comply with Uniform Administrative Requirements Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards at 2 CFR part 200.

Questions? Review application materials online or contact ESG Program Manager James Chiselom.

Submit applications to James Chiselom, ESG Program Manager, and Brina Nold, Administrative Specialist.


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