IMPORTANT CORRECTION for Springfield-Hampden CoC Competition:
Please note that there is an error in the deadline for proposals. The deadline is Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at 4 p.m.
To see Hampden County Q&A notes from their Bidders’ Conference go here.
To see Three County CoC notes on the Q&A from their Bidders’ Conference go here.
Both the Hampden Continuum of Care and Three County (Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire) Continuum of Care have released their Request for Proposal (RFP) for renewal, expansion and new CoC projects. Allowable project types for this competition are: Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH), Rapid Rehousing (RRH), Joint Transitional Housing-Rapid rehousing (TH-RRH) and Coordinated Entry (CE).
Bonus funds are also available for programs dedicated to serving survivors of domestic violence and for permanent supportive housing with a demonstrated connection to health services.
For Three County (Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire Counties): See RFP HERE. Applications must be completed in esnaps 4by pm on October 15, 2021, PLUS additional Supplement applications for both Renewal and New Projects must be submitted to the CoC at firstname.lastname@example.org by 4pm on October 15, 2021. Fillable word versions of each of these supplemental applications are here: https://www.threecountycoc.communityaction.us/news-events
Bidder’s Conference: Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 3 pm Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88480017452?pwd=akxyY3o1ak5naVV0RW9VSjZLcjZ0QT09
For Hampden County: See RFP HERE. Online (esnaps) applications are due by 4:00 pm on October 15, 2021, PLUS supplemental application/materials must be submitted to SpringfieldHampdenCoC@springfieldcityhall.com
A Bidders’ Conference will be held via Zoom on September 29, 2021, 10 am. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84883844921?pwd=bVRnM3BIdWxTd1FqUzNPRE02MlFOUT09
IMPORTANT Meeting on bonus funds for domestic violence:
The CoCs are eligible to apply this fall for approximately $1 million in bonus funds to provide housing assistance and support services to survivors of domestic violence.
To learn more about this opportunity and to discuss strategies for a coordinated response, please join a joint CoC meeting on Monday, Sept. 20 at 3 pm. The meeting is for DV providers and (non-DV) homeless service/housing providers. State leaders will share information about project models that other CoCs have created and to provide additional support. Please join in this exciting opportunity!