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The Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition, Inc. (KSHC) is a not for profit organization with two full time staff. KSHC is governed by a Board of Directors. It has a diverse membership comprised of homeless individuals, service providers, faith-based groups and government agencies. Our work is to coordinate with communities throughout Kansas to provide education and support in an effort to end homelessness in Kansas. Activities include providing educational conference / workshops designed to educate communities on the issues regarding homelessness in Kansas. The KSHC also coordinates an annual point-in-time homeless count for 101 counties (excluding Shawnee county, Wyandotte county, Sedgwick county, Johnson county.) The KSHC Executive Director and the Balance of State (BoS) Continuum of Care (CoC) Coordinator provide support to the 8 regions in the 101 counties to help organize and coordinate regional meetings aimed at developing plans to address homelessness in each of the regions of the 101 counties.  

Kansas Housing Resources Corporation

Notice of Funding Availability

2019 Emergency Solutions Grant Application (ESG)

Applications for the 2019 ESG program are now available and due by May 10, 2019. The expected amount is for the 2019 ESG is $1.5 million. Announcements of ESG awards will not be made until after 2019 ESG funding is available to KHRC. The Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) is a federal block grant authorized by subtitle B of the McKinney Vento Homelessness Assistance Act and is administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. ESG amounts are to be used for services to homeless and near homeless individuals and families in these major categories: · Renovation, major rehabilitation or conversion of buildings for use as emergency shelter facilities · Payment of certain expenses related to operating emergency shelter facility · Provision of essential services related to emergency shelters and street outreach for the homeless · Provision of rapid re-housing assistance · Development and implementation of homelessness prevention activities For 2019, The ESG grant period will be for twelve (12) months, July 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020. HMIS funds will be capped at 1.5% of the total amount of ESG funds awarded. All shelters must complete the ESG Shelter Habitability Checklist with the 2019 application. This application requires that you certify that if awarded a 2019 ESG grant, your agency and your sub recipient agencies are in compliance with the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards at 2CFR part 200. Please use this link below to download the 2019 ESG application. http://www.kshousingcorp.org/important-documents.aspx   James Chiselom Kansas Housing Resources Corp. Website 785-217-2046 611 S Kansas Avenue, Suite 300 Topeka, KS 66603
In order to provide a quality conference, KSHC is soliciting feedback from the 2018 Kansas Housing Conference. Please take a few minutes to complete this short survey whether you attended or not. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8CM7KQH
The KSHC Board of Directors contracted with Amazing Traditions LLC to create and publish a Needs Assessment for the Kansas Balance of State Continuum of Care. KSHC NEEDS ASSESSMENT

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