The City of Amarillo is pleased to make available to local non-profit agencies and homeless service providers a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY 2013) Texas Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), a program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The purpose of this program is to provide funding to local organizations to assist individuals experiencing homelessness or persons at risk of homelessness to quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis and/or homelessness.
Interested parties should complete the attached Request for Funding Application and return with all required attachments to the Community Development Department no later than Monday, February 25 at 4:00PM. The Amarillo Continuum of Care Committee will review all applications and make recommendations for funding on Friday, March 1, 2013.
For detailed guidelines on eligible activities that may be funded under the ESG program please refer to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs NOFA at www.tdhca.state.tx.us/community-affairs/esgp/docs/13-ESG-NOFA.pdf. Additional questions should be directed to Kathryn Foster, Program Coordinator at email@example.com or at 806-378-3005. The City of Amarillo looks forward to receipt of your completed application and participation in the 2013 ESG Program.