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Notice #: 0001276963-01
Public Notices

Notice of Funding Availability


The City and County of Honolulu’s Department of Community Services, through its Department of Budget and Fiscal Services Purchasing Division, is soliciting applications from qualified private nonprofit agencies, and federally qualified health centers for the following programs:

1. EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANTS (ESG) PROGRAM, authorized by the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act (HEARTH) of 2009 (42 U.S.C. 11302). Up to approximately $2,429,569.00 in funding through the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (CARES Act) is anticipated to be available for street outreach, emergency shelter operations and services, homelessness prevention and rapid re- housing activities, which help persons who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. Funding is also available for the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) collection and analyses of data on individuals and families who are homeless and at-risk of homelessness. There is no percentage cap on any of the five categories. Eligible clients to be served are those earning 50% and below of Area Median Income (AMI)

Funds are to be used specifically to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus, among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance and to support additional homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities to mitigate the impacts created by coronavirus on Oahu.

Interested agencies may download the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) packet at under the “Bids for Goods, Services and Concessions” link provided.

Applications must be submitted to the Department of Budget and Fiscal Services Purchasing Division at Honolulu Hale, 530 South King Street, Room 115, Honolulu, Hawaii by the date and time as stated in the NOFA packet, as amended.

Questions may be directed to

City and County of Honolulu

Pamela A Witty-Oakland, Director
Department of Community Services
(SA1276963 4/19, 4/20, 4/22/20)