Home4Good is a collaborative initiative between the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank Pittsburgh) and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) to provide grant funds to address systemic gaps in support and services to help make homelessness in the Commonwealth rare, brief and nonrecurring. Grant proposals will be submitted and considered under the following RFP process;
Service providers will submit a proposal to their regional Continuum of Care (CoC) following the Home4Good application, as outlined below.
CoCs will collect, review and rank proposals from service providers according to the priorities of this RFP and the priorities in the CoC’s strategic plan, goals, and critical needs.
CoCs will submit a proposal package including all proposals received from service providers and a summary of the ranked proposals, to PHFA and FHLBank Pittsburgh by the Home4Good deadline.
FHLBank Pittsburgh and PHFA will review applications and select award recipients. PHFA will contract directly with the selected service provider(s).
Home4Good grantees will report semi-annually to PHFA on the overall impact and use of funds.
All 16 Continuums of Care have agreed to participate in the 2021 Home4Good program. All service providers wishing to apply for grant funds must submit their completed application to their regional Continuum of Care for review. Please refer to the Home4Good Proposal Submission Process section of this RFP for clarification on the submission process.
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