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HUD Continuum of Care Unsheltered Funding Competition

On June 22, 2022, HUD released a Special Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to address rural and unsheltered homelessness. The Madison/Dane Continuum of Care (CoC) is eligible to apply for up to $2,214,271 to address unsheltered homelessness and is not eligible for funds to address rural homelessness. Funds will be awarded with an initial 3-year grant and then be renewable through the annual CoC Funding Competition.

If you have any questions or are interested in applying, please reach out to Torrie Kopp Mueller, CoC Coordinator at (608) 266-6254 or

The CoC Board of Directors approved $66,428 of the total award to be used for the Planning Grant. The City of Madison, as the Collaborative Applicant, is the only entity that can apply for these funds. 

New projects can apply for up to $2,147,843 for a three year grant. Eligible new projects include: 

  • Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)

  • Rapid Rehousing (RRH)

  • Joint Transitional Housing –Rapid Rehousing component (TH-RRH)

  • Dedicated HMIS Project (only HMIS lead agency can apply, Institute for Community Alliances)

  • Supportive Services only – Coordinated Entry (SSO-CE) (only CE lead agency can apply, Institute for Community Alliances

  • Supportive Services Only – Street Outreach

  • Supportive Services Only – Standalone (examples include housing navigation, childcare services, drop-in centers, family re-unification services)

**All projects must include an HMIS budget line item that is 2% of the project requests. These funds will go to ICA to cover the additional HMIS needs with this influx of funding. In addition, projects MUST leverage housing or healthcare resources to be considered.

Agencies interested in applying for funds in the Unsheltered NOFO Competition must complete application materials below and in e-snaps and submit them to by September 20, 2022 at Noon. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please do not wait until the deadline to submit the application. No grace period will be granted. 

Competition Documents (approved by the CoC Board of Directors on 8/10/22)

Review, Rating & Ranking Policy

Schedule of Events

Unsheltered NOFO - New Project Application

Scoring Tool - Unsheltered NOFO

Keys on Ring

Informational Session

An informational session on the Unsheltered funding competition was held on Monday, August 29th from 10-11 AM. You can access the slides here.

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