RTFH offers several diverse funding opportunities. Find out more about these opportunities below or get information for Grant Recipients.

Grants & Contracts

The Grants & Contracts page takes you to more information regarding what is needed for RTFH subgrantees of all funding types: NOFA, HEAP, YHDP, and the Flexible Housing Pool. 

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

The HUD NOFA establishes the funding criteria for the Continuum of Care (CoC) program. NOFA is a notice published each year for HUD’s Discretionary Funding Programs. This notice describes the type of funding available on a competitive basis and provides a contact where an application may be submitted. 

Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP)

HEAP provides one-time flexible block grant funds of $18.8 million to be distributed by the RTFH. This one-time funding is intended to provide immediate emergency assistance to people experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of homelessness in San Diego County.

Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP)

YHDP award in conjunction with the region’s Coordinated Community Plan will move the CoC forward in creating appropriate system capacity, and full implementation of a youth coordinated entry system to identify and quickly link all homeless youth to tailored and scaled housing and services.

Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention Grant Program (HHAP)

HHAP Round 1 provides local jurisdictions with funds to support regional coordination and expand or develop local capacity to address their immediate homelessness challenges.

HHAP Round 2 provides support to local jurisdictions to continue to build on regional collaboration to develop a unified regional response to homelessness.

Flexible Housing Pool

RTFHSD is soliciting proposals for a contract with one or more organizations that can provide an array of services and activities that collectively perform the function of regional housing coordination and/or provide a housing location technology platform through use of a Flexible Housing Pool.

Have you received a grant?

Check out the grant recipients page for information and resources pertaining to your funding opportunity.

Are You Homeless?

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If you need immediate assistance, please call 2-1-1 for information on resources and services near you.

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