San Diego Regional
Funding Opportunities to Support Homeless Veterans
Supportive Services for Veteran Families
A Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Support Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Priority Funding Round 2 was released on October 10, 2014. The NOFA willsupport homeless and at-risk veterans and families which can support outreach, case management, temporary financial assistance, and assistance in obtaining public benefits. The NOFA will make approximately $93 million available over a 3-year period for non-renewable grants to eligible entities proposing services for one of the 28 high-need Continuums of Care (CoCs) listed in the NOFA. The 28 locations were selected based on factors that include levels of Veteran homelessness and current unmet service needs.
The NOFA strongly encourages applicants to submit a letter of support and participation for the Continuum of Care (CoC) where services will be provided. On October 30, 2014, the Governance Board for the San Diego Regional CoC, determined to:
“Support CoC member applications for Round 2 funding and instruct the Secretary to create letters of support for submittal by applicants that align with previously approved 2014 NOFA Application priorities and participate in the Coordinated Assessment and Housing Placement System, as determined by the Scoring Committee in concurrence with the VA”.
To receive a letter of support, applicants must submit a copy of their application for review by an Evaluation Subcommittee on or before November 21, 2014 to: PatriciaLeslie@pointloma.edu. Letters for approved applications will be available on or before December 1, 2014.Please continue to check the CoCSanDiego.com website for updates and
Awards made for supportive services grants will fund operations beginning approximately March 1, 2015 through February 28, 2018. Application and training materials are posted on www.va.gov/homeless/ssvf.asp. Check back here for more information on the local application process, including how to acquire a letter of support from the CoC.
Continuum of Care