​Coordinated Grant Application Process

2020 Grant Cycle News

There are four different funding opportunities available through the coordinated grant process for the 2020 cycle. Applications will continue to be submitted through Fluid Review, and reviewed and evaluated by staff and the Grant Recommendation Committees whose members are appointed by the mayors of each city and the Board of County Commissioners. Funding recommendations are subject to a public process as outlined in the Policy Plans available below under Important documents for the 2020 Cycle.

CDBG funded Rehabilitation of Housing and Economic
Development RFP #2

Kitsap County has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) targeting the following:

• Rehabilitation of affordable rental or homeownership housing. Housing must be serving households with incomes at or below 80% area median income.
• Economic Development Micro-enterprise projects targeting low-income individuals that meet CDBG eligibility criteria.

Click here to view the RFP. Applications are due Aug 15th, 2019. For more details on eligibility and federal requirements click here. Please note, the City of Bremerton is conducting a separate process for their CDBG funding. Refer to the City’s website for the calendar and information on that process.

Closed Applications

Affordable Housing RFP #1

Kitsap County and City of Bremerton issued an Affordable Housing Request for Proposals (RFP) for CDBG and HOME funds. This RFP targets new units of affordable rental housing in Kitsap County and affordable rental or homeowner housing in the City of Bremerton.

The Capital Grant Recommendation Committee made the following funding recommendations:
Funding recommendations for RFP #1 Affordable Housing

Shelter Operations RFP

Kitsap County has issued a Shelter Operations Request for Proposals (RFP) for Homeless Housing Grant funds and Affordable Housing Grant funds. This RFP is for shelter operation ONLY. All other homeless housing and services (non-shelter) should refer to the Homeless Housing & Services NOFA. For the Shelter Operations RFP click here.

Mandatory Technical Assistance Training May 29th.
Download the Shelter Operations RFP Presentation
Applications open May 29th and are due July 3rd 2019.

Homeless Housing & Services (Non-shelter) NOFA

Kitsap County has issued a Homeless Housing and Services Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Homeless Housing Grant funds and Affordable Housing Grant funds. This NOFA is for Homeless Outreach and Survival Services, Targeted Prevention / Diversion, Case Management for Housing Stability, Transitional Housing, Rapid Rehousing, Permanent Supportive Housing Operations, Permanent Housing Operations, and Other Homeless Services. For Shelter Operations please refer to the Shelter Operations RFP. For the Homeless Housing & Services NOFA click here.

Technical Assistance Training May 29th.
Download the Homeless Housing & Services NOFA Presentation
Applications open May 29th and are due July 3rd 2019.


Homeless Housing Grant Program (HHGP), Affordable Housing Grant Program (AHGP), Consolidated Homeless Grant Program (CHGP).

New for 2020 -- Grant opportunities for 2020 funding will be available in several ways, depending on the type of funding and the project.

Consolidated Homeless Grant (CHG) funds will be distributed through three RFPs for specific programs that are governed by the Department of Commerce policies and uses of funds:

• Housing and Essential Needs
• CHG Rental Assistance and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
• Coordinated Entry Program

The CHG RFPs are available at this link (until the deadline for submission on 4/16/19).

Emergency Shelters (that have received past funding through the Homeless Housing Grant Program) will apply for funding through an RFP process, and will contract on a fee for service basis with a performance-based contract. The schedule for this RFP process is available here. A Shelter RFP Bidders Meeting/Technical Assistance Training will be held on 5/29/19 from 11am – 12pm and is required for all respondents to the RFP.

All other Homeless Housing and Services will apply for funding through a similar competitive grant application process as in prior years. The application schedule for the 2020 Cycle is available here. A Technical Assistance Training will be held on 5/29/19 from 9am – 11am. The Technical Assistance Training is required for new applicants and optional (but recommended), for applicants who have applied in the 2019 cycle.

2019 Grant Cycle News

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​Overview

Kitsap County utilizes a single competitive grant application process each year to determine funding awards for the following:

Federal

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Home Investment Partnership (HOME) funds

Local

Homeless Housing Grant Program (HHGP)

Affordable Housing Grant Program (AHGP)

Consolidated Homeless Grant (CHG) funds

More Information

Learn more about the Homeless Housing and Affordable Housing programs.
Learn more about the Community Development Block Grant and Home Programs.

Contact Us

For information or to make further accommodations, please contact at least 48 hours in advance the following personnel:

Bonnie Tufts, Block Grant Programs Manager
360-337-4606 or btufts@co.kitsap.wa.us

Shannon Bauman, Block Grant Programs Analyst
360-337-7272 or sbauman@co.kitsap.wa.us

Kirsten Jewell, Housing and Homelessness Program Coordinator
360-337-7286 or kjewell@co.kitsap.wa.us

 

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