Affordable Housing and Supportive Services Demonstration

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
May 13th, 2024
Close Date
July 15th, 2024
Total Funding
$2,000,000.00
Award Ceiling
$250,000.00
Award Floor
$100,000.00
Expected No. Awards
8
Opportunity No.
HHS-2024-ACF-OCS-EAH-0151

Agency

Administration for Children and Families - OCS (HHS-ACF-OCS)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Income Security and Social Services

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS), is offering grants for the Affordable Housing and Supportive Services Demonstration. This opportunity is for Community Action Agencies (CAAs) and tribes that were funded directly by the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) in FY 2024. The eligible organizations must own affordable housing units and provide wraparound supportive services to residents of the affordable units. The grants aim to support the provision of various services to residents, including educational opportunities for youths and adults, afterschool and/or summer programs for children and teens, early childcare, Head Start, Early Head Start, or other early childhood education programs/opportunities for young children ages 0 to 5, older adult care services, mental health, alcohol, and addiction services, services for individuals with disabilities, self-sufficiency resources, resources on future homeownership, financial literacy training, transportation services for residents, referrals and connections to resources to help meet concrete needs, and health care services. The recipients of the grants will leverage their expertise and partnerships to provide wraparound supportive services to residents of affordable housing, with the goal of improving housing stability and economic mobility. The applicants will need to demonstrate their ability to promote safety, stability, and economic mobility for residents through strengthened wraparound supportive services, advance equity through their affordable housing and supportive service efforts, and collect data related to residential services and evaluate efforts. The estimated total program funding is $2,000,000, with an expected number of 8 awards. The award ceiling is $250,000, and the award floor is $100,000. The grants require cost sharing or matching. The application deadline is July 15, 2024, and the estimated award date is August 30, 2024. The estimated project start date is September 30, 2024. For more information and to access the full notice of funding opportunity, please visit the following link: Affordable Housing and Supportive Services Demonstration. If you have any questions, you can contact Thom Campbell at thom.campbell@acf.hhs.gov or (202) 401-5455.

Description

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS) announces the availability of grants to Community Action Agencies (CAAs) and tribes that were funded directly by the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) in FY 2024 that own affordable housing units and provide wraparound supportive services to residents of the affordable units, including educational opportunities for youths and adults; afterschool and/or summer programs for children and teens; early childcare, Head Start, Early Head Start, or other early childhood education programs/opportunities for young children ages 0 to 5; older adult care services; mental health, alcohol, and addiction services; services for individuals with disabilities; self-sufficiency resources; resources on future homeownership; financial literacy training; transportation services for residents; referrals and connections to resources to help meet concrete needs; and health care services.Through this funding opportunity, recipients will be able to leverage their expertise and partnerships to provide wraparound supportive services to residents of affordable housing, with the goal of improving housing stability and economic mobility. Applicants will need to demonstrate a long-standing ability to: 1. promote safety, stability, and economic mobility for residents through strengthened wraparound supportive services 2. advance equity through their affordable housing and supportive service efforts; and3. collect data related to residential services and evaluate efforts.Recipients will participate fully in a federal evaluation and follow all evaluation protocols established by ACF and/or its designee contractor(s). Fully participating in a federal evaluation may include supporting and complying with data collection requirements, providing administrative data on program participation, and other activities. In addition, the federal evaluation may include an evaluation of the implementation of this demonstration.

Contact Information

Opportunity Lifecycle

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Type
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