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Notice #: 0000492031-01
Public Notices

Request for Interest
Emergency Solutions Grant Programs

The Department of Community Services requests applications from qualified nonprofit service providers for the EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANTS PROGRAM (ESG), authorized by subtitle B of title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11371-11378).

A total of $583,654 in funds is anticipated to be made available for one year agreements to qualified agencies for Homelessness Prevention, Rapid Re-Housing, and Administration activities. The award of funds will be contingent upon: (1) the agency’s ability to meet the performance standards in the RFI; (2) the agency’s previous experience in providing these types of services; and (3) satisfactory performance by the nonprofit agency with other grants, with a preference for those experienced with City administered HUD grants.

Interested agencies may download the Request for Interest in electronic format at the City’s Purchasing website If you have any questions regarding this website, please contact the Purchasing Help Desk at 808-768-5535. A printed copy of the Request for Interest will be made available upon request from the Department of Community Services, 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813 by calling 768-7749.

The City will conduct an informational meeting from 9:30am – 11:30am on Tuesday February 19, 2013 at the Department of Community Services, 715 South King Street, 2nd floor conference room, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813. Parking in the building will not be validated.

Applications must be submitted and time-stamped by noon on Thursday, March 14, 2013 to the Department of Community Services at the above address.

Questions regarding the ESG Programs may be directed to Gabe Naeole at or 768-7715.

City and County of Honolulu

Pamela A. Witty-Oakland, Director Designate
Department of Community Services

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