FY 2021 CoC Program NOFO

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), previously known as the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.

Applications for Renewal Funding
On September 3, 2021, the Orange County Continuum of Care 2021 Application for CoC Renewal Projects became available on BidSync. Applicants eligible for renewal funding received an invitation to submit their renewal funding project application(s). The deadline for the CoC Renewal Project Application is Monday, October 4 at 12:00 pm.

Domestic Violence Bonus Funding and CoC Bonus Funding
The Orange County Continuum of Care (CoC) and the Office of Care Coordination are seeking proposals from qualified organizations for the FY2021 CoC Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) provided by the U.S. Department and Housing Development (HUD). The Office of Care Coordination serves as the Collaborative Applicant for the Orange County CoC and facilitates the NOFO Competition that is currently seeking Request for Proposals (RFP) from interested organizations for the Domestic Violence (DV) Bonus and the CoC Bonus and Reallocation funding. The RFPs are available on BidSync and proposed projects must be submitted through BidSync. The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 12:00 p.m.

  • DV Bonus:
    Bid Title: Orange County Continuum of Care 2021 Domestic Violence Bonus Projects 
    Bid Number: 2109-003
    Bid Starts: September 15, 2021 at 3:19 p.m.
    Bid Ends: October 7, 2021, at 12:00 p.m.
    For more information, visit the following link: BidSync - DV Bonus
  • CoC Bonus:
    Bid Title: Orange County Continuum of Care Reallocation Bonus Projects
    Bid Number: 2109-002
    Bid Starts: September 15, 2021 at 6:45 p.m
    Bid Ends: October 7, 2021, at 12:00 p.m.
    For more information, visit the following link: BidSync - CoC Bonus and Reallocation

FY2021 CoC Program NOFO Approved Policies for Renewal Funding
On September 29, 2021, the CoC Board approved, as recommended, the FY2021 CoC Program NOFO Project Performance measures and thresholds and the FY2021 Rating and Ranking Criteria. The approved policy will be utilized to evaluate the CoC renewal project’s performance for the FY2021 CoC Program NOFO. Please click here to view the memo and presentation slides presented to the CoC Board.

Project Priority Listing, Reallocation, DV Bonus Funding, and CoC Bonus Funding
On October 27, 2021, the CoC Board approved, as recommended, the FY2021 CoC Program NOFO Project Priority Listing, the reallocation of funding for CoC renewal projects, and the selection of proposals submitted in response to the DV Bonus RFP and the CoC Bonus RFP. Please click here to view the memo and presentation slides presented to the CoC Board.

For any questions or comments, please email Zulima Lundy at zlundy@ochca.com.

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Webpage updated:  November 12, 2021