FY2023 CONTINUUM OF CARE (CoC) PROGRAM COMPETITION
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the NOFO (Notice of Funding Opportunity) for FY2023 funds for the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Program (CoC Application). The Continuum of Care NOFO is an online application which will be coordinated by Arundel Community Development Services (ACDS) on behalf of the Anne Arundel and Annapolis Coalition to End Homelessness. Please view our application process timeline below.
FY2023 CoC LOCAL COMPETITION OVERVIEW
Arundel Community Development Services (ACDS), on behalf of Anne Arundel and Annapolis Coalition to End Homelessness, the Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis Continuum of Care (the Anne Arundel County CoC), invites applications under HUD’s FY2023 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program for renewal, new, and bonus projects at this time (including DV bonus projects).
This local competition for projects serving Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis is in accordance with the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the 2023 Continuum of Care Program (2023 CoC Competition) by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The NOFO for the FY2023 CoC Competition is an online application that will be coordinated by ACDS. The complete application includes the Consolidated CoC Application for the Anne Arundel County CoC. ACDS, on behalf of the AA CoC, will submit one collaborative “Continuum of Care Application” as well as all New and Renewal Project Applications.
MD-503 FY2022 CoC APPLICATION PROJECT RANKING
UPDATED: September 13, 2023
The Anne Arundel and Annapolis Coalition to End Homelessness (MD-503 CoC) used the Ranking and Review Criteria for Renewal and New Projects posted at the bottom of this webpage to evaluate projects for inclusion in the FY 2023 CoC Consolidated Application. The CoC did not receive any new applications during the FY 2023 application period.
The following projects were evaluated and ranked based on approved Ranking and Review Criteria. Below is the listing of projects renewed, ranked, and accepted for the FY2023 Continuum of Care Competition for the MD-503 CoC. The MD-503 CoC will also submit an application for Planning funds, which is not included in the project ranking.
Questions about the Ranking and Review for the FY2023 CoC Competition may be directed to Hannah Breakstone at (410)222-3958 or email@example.com.
|Priority Ranking||Project Name||Project Type||Requested Award|
|1||Catholic Charities – Sarah’s House||RRH||$152,225.00|
|2||AHOH – Safe Haven||PSH||$132,098.00|
|3||PEP Housing First||PSH||$205,084.00|
|4||AHOH – Community Housing||PSH||$135,085.00|
|5||Behavioral Health – MHA||PSH||$445,639.00|
|6||Mental Health Agency – SHOP||PSH||$402,474.00|
|7||Anne Arundel Partnership for Housing||PSH||$940,196.00|
FY2023 CoC RANKING/REVIEW CRITERIA
The ranking and review criteria for the FY2023 Continuum of Care Competition is the same as what was used during FY22 and is available at the bottom of this webpage for both new projects and renewal (existing) projects. These scoring tools are used to rank and review new and renewal applications, respectively. Please refer to these tools to see how project applications will be scored and how points are awarded in the competition. A ranking and review committee comprised of CoC Board Members and other local experts will use this ranking and review criteria to evaluate all FY2022 CoC applications and will use the scoring tools to determine project ranking, which will be included in the Consolidated Application package that is submitted to HUD.
FY2023 CoC NEW AND RENEWAL PROJECT APPLICATIONS
UPDATED: August 21, 2023 – The application period for this funding source closed on Friday, August 18, 2023.
The FY2023 CoC New and Renewal Project Applications are posted at the bottom of this page. Applications and required attachments are due Friday, August 18, 2023 at 5:00pm via email to Hannah Breakstone, CoC Planning and Grants Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the CoC New Project Application is for new projects only and CoC Renewal Projects will complete a separate application.
*Please contact us if you require a special accommodation (e.g. interpreter for deaf and hard of hearing or an interpreter for persons with limited English proficiency to participate in CoC meetings, application translation) to complete or participate in the FY2023 Application process.
CoC COMPETITION TIMELINE
Wednesday, July 5, 2023 – HUD Released FY2023 CoC Program Competition
Thursday, September 28, 2023 – FY2023 CoC Program Competition Submission Deadline
FY2023 CoC RESOURCES
Information about the FY2023 Continuum of Care Application is available here
It is important that you review and understand the FY2023 CoC NOFO and changes so we can build the best application together.
FY2023 HUD CoC FUNDING AMOUNTS
HUD will continue to require CoC projects to be ranked in two (2) tiers. Projects ranked in Tier 1 will be conditionally selected provided the project applications pass both eligibility and quality threshold review. Tier 2 is the difference between Tier 1 and the CoC’s Annual Renewal Demand (ARD). This does not include funds made available for CoC Planning.
- The Anne Arundel County CoC ARD is $2,412,801.00.
- The Anne Arundel County Tier I is $2,243,904.
- The Anne Arundel County CoC can apply for a Bonus Project award up to $168,896.
- The Anne Arundel County CoC can apply for a Domestic Violence (DV) Bonus Project award up to $241,280.
FY2023 CoC LOCAL COMPETITION KEY DATES
Thursday, July 27, 12:00pm – FY2023 CoC NOFO Application Information and Planning Meeting – Session 1 (Virtual via Microsoft Teams)
Click this link to view a recording of this session: https://clipchamp.com/watch/QwnMe0oZhlf
Tuesday, August 1, 3:00pm – FY2023 CoC NOFO Application Information and Planning Meeting – Session 2 (Virtual via Microsoft Teams)
Click this link to view a recording of this session: https://clipchamp.com/watch/JxzCFLviVlg
In these two identical meetings, we discussed the FY2023 CoC Application changes; project review procedures; potential new projects; review and ranking criteria. Applicants interested in submitting a CoC Project application in the FY2023 Competition should attend one of the two sessions. Please contact Hannah Breakstone, email@example.com, if you require a special accommodation for participation in this virtual session (e.g. interpreter for deaf and hard of hearing or an interpreter for persons with limited English proficiency to participate in CoC meetings, application translation)
Friday, August 18, 2023, 3:00pm – New and Renewal Applications due via email to ACDS
Please submit all applicant materials, including match letters to Hannah Breakstone, CoC Planning and Grants Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, September 11, 2023 – Ranking and Review Committee Meeting
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 – Notification of Ranking and Review Committee Results for FY2023 CoC Project Applicants
FY2023 CoC REALLOCATION POLICY
Any CoC grantee interested in voluntarily reallocating funding to better reach the goal of ending homelessness is encouraged to create a new project that will better achieve that goal – please reach out to ACDS staff if you are considering creating a new CoC project. Low performing projects may have funding reallocated through the process of review and ranking procedures per the MD-503 Anne Arundel County CoC Reallocation Policy, available here.
MD-503 FY2022 CoC APPROVED APPLICATION
UPDATED: September 28, 2022
On September 30, 2022, Anne Arundel County (MD-503) CoC will submit an application to HUD for FY2022 Continuum of Care (CoC) funds in the amount of $2,412,801.00. The following applications will be submitted, including eight (8) renewal projects.
6 Supported Housing Projects
1 Rapid Re-Housing Project
1 Planning Project
To view the Consolidated Application, the Priority List, and the individual Project Applications, please click on the links below:
For answers to any questions related to the CoC NOFO, Program Competition, Local Competition, Program, or Application, please contact:
Hannah Breakstone, CoC Planning and Grants Manager | (410) 222-3958 | email@example.com