Aging and Adult Services Grant Opportunities

Emergency Solutions Grant - ESG-CV 2

Division Issuing Notice
Division of Aging and Adult Services - DHHS

Date of Notice
December 4, 2020

NCDDHS is seeking proposals for up to $32.5 million in Emergency Solutions Grant CARES Act (ESG-CV) funding for homeless service providers in North Carolina to assist with responding to the COVID-19 public health crisis, subject to availability and appropriation of funds. 

The ESG-CV funding may be used to fund any of the eligible ESG program activities as described in the RFA.  The state is prioritizing funding toward Housing Stability activities that can be quickly implemented to assist individuals and families living in unsheltered environments and those existing congregate and non-congregate shelter sites to permanent housing.


As with the first allocation (ESG-CV 1) funding may be used to fund any eligible ESG program activities - Crisis Response activities (Street Outreach, Emergency Shelter), Housing Stability activities (Homelessness Prevention, Rapid Rehousing), and HMIS according to the HUD Federal Register that describes permitable uses of these funds.  (

How to Apply
Any organization applying for ESG CV funds must be an existing organization that is able to begin incurring costs by January 1 or at the start of this contract period.

Please see the application for a complete list of all information that must be submitted.

Please note:  Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, January 22, 2021.  Funding of submitted applications in response to this request is contingent upon the state receiving funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

In the process of administering this program, NC DHHS-DAAS will make decisions and interpretations regarding regional, fiscal, and project applications. NC DHHS-DAAS is entitled to the full discretion allowed by law in making all such decisions and interpretations. NC DHHS-DAAS reserves the right to request additional information from any applicant. NC DHHS-DAAS reserves the right to reject any and all applications received. NC DHHS-DAAS reserves the right to amend, modify, or withdraw provisions contained in this application that are inconsistent or in conflict with state or federal laws or regulations. All applications for NC ESG funding become the property of NC DHHS-DAAS. 

Deadline for Submission
Friday January 22,2021 at 5:00 pm (All applications must be received via the link by that time unless otherwise authorized)

How to Obtain Further Information
Direct all inquiries concerning this RFA to:

Chris Battle
ESG Homeless Programs Coordinator
Phone: 919-855-4984

Lisa Worth
ESG Homeless Programs Coordinator
Phone: 919-855-4993

All perspective applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the RFA Webinar being offered by the NCESG Office to review and discuss the ESG-CV Round 2 Funds.  The webinar will be recorded and posted on the NC ESG Office website for those who are unable to attend.

The recorded ESG CV 2 information Session webinar held Thursday December 10, 2020 can be found at

Application Documents Provided Below