Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition is now available. HCPC is the Collaborative Applicant for our CoC and will submit a consolidated application on behalf of the CoC. Eligible applicants interested in submitting a new project application must submit the application via eSnaps by 2:00pm EST, August 13, 2018. Organizations must be a CoC member in good standing and meet HUD eligibility requirements in order to submit a project application. HCPC will consider proposals from all eligible organizations, even if those organizations have not previously received CoC Program funding.

New projects must be Permanent Supportive Housing, Rapid Rehousing, or Joint Transitional-Rapid Rehousing as defined by HUD, and must meet all requirements stated in the NOFA. Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the NOFA in its entirety. The NOFA and other related information may be found on the HUD Exchange’s FY2018 CoC Competition page.  

All projects will be evaluated and ranked in accordance with HUD priorities stated in the NOFA and the CoC’s approved Performance Measures. Projects must be located within Polk County. Submit questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .



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 2018 Continuum of Care Membership

If you are interested in ending homelessness in Polk County, please join our Continuum of Care! To become a member, you’ll need to complete an application and pay annual dues of $100 for businesses or $50 for individuals. Our membership meets monthly to evaluate existing services and possible service gaps, review state and national guidance, and collaborate on ways to fulfill our mission of making homelessness in Polk County rare, non-recurring, and short-lived. In addition, members have voting rights on CoC policy as well as the opportunity to participate in CoC grant applications.




 HCPC Board of Directors Meeting
July 11, 2018
3:00 pm
HCPC Office
328 W Highland Dr
Lakeland, FL 33813

Continuum of Care Membership Meeting
July 18, 2018
9:00 am
United Way of Central Florida
5605 US Highway 98 S.
Highland City, Florida
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