Aging and Adult Services Grant Opportunities

2017-18 ESG RFA Emergency Solutions Grants Program

Division Issuing Notice
Division of Aging and Adult Services

Date of Notice
September 12, 2017

The purpose of this Request for Application (RFA) is to solicit application from non-profits and local units of government who are interested in providing the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) services related to assisting individuals or families that are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless.

The purpose of the ESG Program is to:

  • Provide assistance to rapidly re-house persons who are currently homeless
  • Provide homeless prevention assistance to households who are at risk of becoming homeless
  • Assist in meeting the costs of operating emergency shelters
  • Restrict the increase of homelessness through the provision of preventive programs and activities

The State will accept applications for ESG funding from Continua of Care (CoC) or Regional Committees. CoC and Regional Committees will recommend nonprofit or local government agencies for funding. Recommended agencies will contract directly with the State for funding or with Fiscal Sponsor.

How to Apply
Applications in response to the RFA must be delivered or post marked by Monday October 30th, 5:00pm. All applications received by this deadline will be reviewed. Late applications and or incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Please note that each LPA should submit:

  • One regional application
  • One program application for each of the agencies recommended for funding

Please note the Application Checklist (Appendix 1) for a complete list of all information that must be submitted with regional and program applications.
Submit two total copies of the completed application consisting of the regional application, project application(s) and attachments:

  • One hard copy in 3-ring binder with tabs as indicated on the Application Checklist (Appendix 1)
  • One soft copy on a “jump drive” or usb of the complete application

If using US Postal Services mail ESG application and supporting documents to:
Kim Crawford
2101 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2101

If using Courier services (such as UPS, Federal Express, etc.) or Hand Delivery:
Kim Crawford
693 Palmer Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603

All prospective applicants are encouraged to register for one of two webinars scheduled on September 19, 11:00am – 12:30pm or September 25, 1:00-2:30pm to discuss completing the 2017-18 ESG application.

In the process of administering this program, DHHS will make decisions and interpretations regarding regional and project applications. DHHS is entitled to the full discretion allowed by law in making all such decisions and interpretations. DHHS reserves the right to request additional information from any applicant. DHHS reserves the right to reject any and all applications received. DHHS 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 ESG funding become the property of DHHS.

Deadline for Submission
Monday October 30rd, 5 pm (Delivered or Postmarked)

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

Kim Crawford
ESG / Homeless Programs Coordinator
Phone: 919-855-4991


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

RFA Application Documents Below