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continuum of care program

Northwest Arkansas Continuum of Care (NWA CoC) is responsible for coordinating a regional response to end homelessness. NWA CoC is also tasked with aligning the regions’ HUD funding with a regional strategic plan to ensure the resources are spent in accordance with that regional plan to end homelessness.

The NWA CoC is responsible for developing a collaborative (community) application to HUD for the annual CoC program. This application includes the individual local applications that are solicited by the Continuum.

The LOCAL NWA CoC Application and budget forms are due no later than Friday, October 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm per the instructions included. Links below are to the Requests for Proposals (RFP), the Application, and the Budget Form. Additionally, there is a link to a google survey ‘Letter of Intent’, which is due no later than Friday, October 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm.

  1. NWA CoC 2021 Public Announcement Request for Proposals
  2. NWA CoC 2021 Local Competition Application Packet
  3. Budget Worksheet 2021 CoC Program Project
  4. NWA CoC 2021 Letter of Intent- Renewal Project 
  5. NWA CoC 2021 Letter of Intent- New Project
  6.  NWA CoC FY 2021 NOFO Information Session Slides

The following documents will help guide your way as you fill out the Local Proposal:

  1. HUD FY 2021 NOFO Continuum of Care (CoC) Competition
  2. FY 2021 Competition Resources

The following links can serve as a guide should your projects be approved by the NWA CoC. Becoming familiar with this application process in e-snaps as soon as possible is advised.

  1. e-snaps is the electronic Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Application and Grants Management System that HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) uses to support the CoC Program funding application and grant awards process for the CoC Program.
  2. FY 2021 CoC New Application Detailed Instructions
  3. FY 2021 CoC Renewal Project Application Detailed Instructions
  4. FY 2021 CoC Estimated Annual Renewal Demand Report, which lines out the funds available for the NWA CoC (AR-501 Fayetteville/ Northwest Arkansas CoC) to apply for.

    The document below describes the process by which the NWA CoC develops the Local NOFA.
    Rank and Review Policies

    The documents below describe the NWA CoC’s funding priorities and are  used to develop the local NOFA.                                               NAEH HUD Policy Priorities FY 2021 NOFO                                                                                                                                                                 2019 NWA CoC Needs Analysis and Funding Priorities

    Applications can be made available in different formats.

    The documents below are Projects Rejected, Reduced, or Accepted and Ranked:                                                                                              NWA CoC FY 2021 NOFO Projects Rejected or Reduced                                                                                                                                                  NWA CoC FY 2021 NOFO Projects Accepted & Ranked

    FY 2021 NWA CoC Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Consolidated Application

    On September 26, 2021, the Northwest Arkansas Continuum of Care (NWA CoC) solicited local applications for projects that would contribute to ending homelessness in Northwest Arkansas. These grants were due to the NWA CoC on October 15, 2021. The Rank and Review Committee met on October 19, 2021, where the projects were assessed against a set of scoring rubrics that were contained in the original Request for Proposal (RFP) and instructions. Those projects were ‘ranked’ according to those rubrics and are contained in the CoC Priority Listing document below. This ‘ranking’ was approved by the CoC Board of Directors on September 20, 2021.

    The documents below will be submitted to HUD no later than November 16, 2021 and are required to be listed here no later than two days prior to the November 16, 2021 submission deadline. These documents are listed here for public review. These documents have been approved by the NWA CoC Board of Directors and include the FY 2021 CoC NOFO Application and the FY 2021 CoC Rank & Review Priority Listing, as well as the FY 2021 CoC Planning Grant Application.

    1. FY 2021 CoC NOFO Application
    2. FY 2021 CoC Rank & Review Priority Listing
    3. FY 2021 CoC Planning Grant Application

    For questions or additional information, contact Pam Hutcheson, NWA CoC Executive Director, [email protected], 479-717-7737.

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