2018 Continuum of Care Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
Funding Opportunity for New Programs Serving People Experiencing Homelessness


On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released its Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition. This funding opportunity is for new programs serving people experiencing homelessness. El Dorado Opportunity Knocks has posted detailed information regarding the funding opportunity on its website - please click here to access the EDOK website.
Please join us for the El Dorado Opportunity Knocks informational Technical Assistance (TA) Workshop on Monday, July 23 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM via Zoom (see below for link). This workshop will provide attendees with an overview of the local application process, as well as instructions for completing the local and project applications. All are welcome; however, this meeting is mandatory for all applicants of Continuum of Care funding. 

Technical Assistance (TA) Workshop
Monday, July 23, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://homebaseccc.zoom.us/j/621626564

Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): 

        US: +1 646 876 9923  or +1 669 900 6833 

    Meeting ID: 621 626 564

    International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/dgKU1c3yn

**A room at EDCOE has been reserved. If an in-person meeting is desired, please RSVP here no later than noon this Friday, July 20.

Information will be provided about renewal project applications as well as applications for new housing projects through reallocated and/or bonus funding. In addition, there is new Domestic Violence Bonus Funding for interested applicants.  We encourage all organizations interested in applying for CoC funding to attend, including organizations that have not previously received CoC funding.
El Dorado Opportunity Knocks is eligible for funding this year through the CoC Program for housing and services for persons experiencing homelessness, as well as for some of the infrastructure to support our system of care. 

This year, for new projects, the CoC is eligible to apply for estimated Bonus funds of $20,441, and an estimated Domestic Violence Bonus funds of $50,000.

Please find a brief summary of the 2018 El Dorado Opportunity Knocks NOFA for new project applicants here. The El Dorado Opportunity Knocks NOFA local process timeline can be found here.