December 22, 2020

Notice of Fund Availability – Request for Qualifications – MSHDA ESG-CV2

The Grand Rapids/Wyoming/Kent County Continuum of Care (CoC) seeks qualified agencies to apply that propose usage of MSHDA ESG-CV for costs related to providing rapid re-housing and operating emergency shelter to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus to protect the health and safety of people experiencing homelessness and reduce the risk of virus spread. […]

October 19, 2020

Request for Qualifications: Strategic Visioning and Planning

Issue Date: October 19, 2020 Proposal Deadline: November 2, 2020 at 5:00pm View the Request for Qualifications here. STATEMENT OF WORK The Grand Rapids Area Coalition to End Homelessness, also known as Grand Rapids/Wyoming/Kent County Continuum of Care (CoC), seeks statements of qualifications for professional services to facilitate a strategic visioning and planning process and establish […]

July 27, 2020

Funding Announcement – MSHDA ESG – Seeking Requests for Qualifications

View the RFQ for more information The Grand Rapids/Wyoming/Kent County Continuum of Care (CoC) seeks qualified agencies to apply that propose usage of MSHDA ESG 2020-2021 for direct financial assistance for rapid re-housing. Supportive services and case management expenses as they relate to providing rapid re-housing services are not eligible through these funds. The Emergency […]

June 11, 2020

Request for Qualifications: MSHDA ESG-CV

Click here to review the Request for Qualifications  The Grand Rapids/Wyoming/Kent County Continuum of Care (CoC) seeks qualified agencies to apply that propose usage of MSHDA ESG-CV for costs related to providing street outreach and operating emergency shelter to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus to protect the health and safety of people […]

March 9, 2020

Request for Qualifications: Homelessness Prevention Case Management

The Grand Rapids/Wyoming/Kent County Continuum of Care (CoC), is seeking statements of qualifications for homelessness prevention case management. MSHDA will provide the Grand Rapids/Wyoming/Kent County Continuum of Care (CoC) an additional $50,000 in ESG funding to be used for homelessness prevention case management. These funds may not be used for financial assistance or rapid re-housing. […]

January 10, 2020

Request for Qualifications: Strategic Visioning and Planning

The Grand Rapids Area Coalition to End Homelessness, also known as Grand Rapids/Wyoming/Kent County Continuum of Care (CoC), seeks statements of qualifications for professional services to facilitate and prepare a strategic visioning and planning process for the Continuum of Care. It is expected that the end product of the process will include guiding principles, a […]

November 12, 2019

Steering Council Nominations

As the December 12th Coalition to End Homelessness/CoC membership meeting draws near, it is time for 2020 CoC Steering Council nominations.   There are 5 current Steering Council members with terms ending this year and 2 members who have resigned. 7 seats are up for election. The Nominations Information document includes the names of the incumbents whose […]

August 2, 2019

CoC Program Competition Timeline

    Due Date Task Responsible Party   8/9/19 Local Project Applications released CoC Staff   8/23/19 Local and E-Snaps Applications Due Applicants   8/27/19 Funding Review Committee Meetings – Scoring/Ranking Funding Review Committee, CoC Staff   9/3/19 Funding Review Committee Recommendations Shared With Applicants CoC Staff   8/20/19 CoC Application Draft Posted Publicly; the […]

July 17, 2019

Cooling Centers

West Michigan is facing extreme weather conditions over the next few days. Below is a list of cooling centers throughout and the times they can be accessed. Please call 2-1-1 to identify additional resources or view 2-1-1’s Pocket Guide by clicking here. Grand Rapids Alano Club of Kent County: Open daily, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. 1020 College […]