Funding Opportunities

NC 500 CoC Special NOFO To Address Unsheltered Homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a first-of-its-kind package of resources to address unsheltered homelessness and homeless encampments, including funds set aside specifically to address homelessness in rural communities. The Unsheltered NOFO aims to provide CoCs with dedicated resources to address unsheltered homelessness in their communities. It also provides resources to enhance data collection and develop a more comprehensive understanding of people living in unsheltered situations, including encampments. 

The City of Winston-Salem is accepting Request for Proposals from non-profit organizations interested in becoming sub-recipients of a federal Special Continuum of Care funded grant. The sub recipient will utilize federal funding to provide rental subsidy and various forms of supportive case management to unsheltered households, per project and federal funding regulations. On June 22, 2022, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the Special NOFO. This is a first-of-its-kind package of resources to address unsheltered homelessness and homeless encampments, including funds set aside specifically to address homelessness in rural communities by connecting vulnerable individuals and families to housing, healthcare, and supportive services by promoting partnerships with healthcare organizations, public housing authorities and mainstream housing providers.

Submissions will be accepted beginning August 29th, 2022. Proposals are due by 12:00 p.m. on September 12th, 2022.  This RFP is available to all eligible agencies that wish to participate in the Special NOFO CoC program to provide services to the unsheltered homeless population within the Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County CoC jurisdiction. For more information about the Special NOFO please visit the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Supplemental Funding Opportunity to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness (Special Notification of Funding Opportunity NOFO)).

For more information, please contact Shereka Floyd at (336) 734-1305 or sherekaf@cityofws.org.

Question and answer period: Click here to Join September 1st 2022 at 9:00am

Below are the NC-500 FY22 CoC Special NOFO approved application including attachments and Priority Listing.

FY 2022 WS/FC CoC (NC-500) Local CoC Competition Request for Proposals (RFP)

The City of Winston-Salem seeks proposals for funding to be available under the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Grants Program (CoC). The CoC is a community wide system of care with the goal of ending homelessness. Submissions will be accepted beginning June 6, 2022. Proposals are due by 2:00 p.m. on July 6, 2022, using the online Neighborly Software application. This RFP is available to all eligible agencies that wish to participate in the FY 2022 Collaborative Application to operate a project within the Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County CoC jurisdiction. Please see the Request for Proposals below.  

A virtual question and answer session will be held to provide information and assistance to those interested in applying for funds. The virtual session will be held on Wednesday June15, 2022 from 11 a.m. to noon via Teams. Join the meeting

FY 2022 WS/FC CoC (NC-500) Competition Approved Application & Priority Listing

Below are the NC-500 FY22 Continuum of Care (CoC) approved Application including the attachments, and the Priority Listing.  

FY 2022 WS/FC CoC (NC-500) Local CoC Competition Homeless Assistance Grants- Bonus Funds (RFP)

The City of Winston-Salem seeks proposals for funding to be available under the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Grants Program (CoC) for bonus funding (DV Bonus Funding, CoC Bonus Funds, and Reallocation) for the FY22 Program Year. The CoC is a community wide system of care with the goal of ending homelessness. Submissions will be accepted beginning August 8th, 2022. Proposals are due on August 19th, 2022 at 12:00pm (noon). This RFP is available to all eligible agencies that wish to participate in the FY 2022 Bonus Funding Application to operate a project within the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County CoC jurisdiction. The full Request for Proposals with detailed information is available below. For more information, please contact Shereka Floyd at sherekaf@cityofws.org or 336-734-1305.