2020 EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANTS- CORONAVIRUS (ESG-CV)
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Request for Proposal Timeline

The 2020 ESG-CV Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) along with the federal regulations are posted on the ESG website:
https://hcd.ca.gov/grants-funding/active-funding/esg.shtml
Additional information and links will also be available through the IVCCC website: http://www.cociv.org For additional questions, please contact Eleanor Vega at eleanortalpey@co.imperial.ca.us

Posted 7/9/2020

The ESG-CV funding objectives are as follows:

  • Prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus among individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or receiving homeless assistance
  • Support additional homeless assistance and homeless prevention activities to mitigate the impacts created by coronavirus.


As the ESG-CV funds are used to prevent, prepare for and respond to coronavirus (COVID-19) among individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or receiving homeless assistance and to support additional homeless assistance and homeless prevention activities, the funds will be earmarked for the following eligible activities:

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Homeless Prevention
  • Street Outreach
  • Rapid Rehousing
  • Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)


Attendance at the ESG-CV Application Workshop is mandatory for anyone with intent to apply for funding. 

 Applicant Conference & Technical Assistance Workshop
 Date:        July 17, 2020
 Time:         10:00 AM       
 Location:  Zoom conference
 Registration for the Zoom conference shall be completed at the following link:
 https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkcOyorDoiEtGcBciENTDzLU9SFEwNh9jq  

IMPERIAL VALLEY CONTINUUM OF CARE COUNCIL

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Under this act, additional funding was allocated for the ESG program to be utilized to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus among individuals and families who are homeless, receiving homeless assistance or at risk of being homeless.

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (Department) has received funding from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the amount of approximately $42 million in federal funds for the Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG). The additional funds are referred to as the ESG-Coronavirus (ESG-CV) funds. Imperial County’s estimated allocation is $1,028,100 of which $54,100 is available for administrative costs.

The Imperial County Continuum of Care in collaboration with the Department of Social Services, as the administrative entity (AE) has been allocated $1,028,100 of ESG-CV funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). These special ESG-CV funds are to be used to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance and to support additional homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19

Qualified applicants interested in applying must submit their ESG-CV proposals in accordance with this RFP no later than:


Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM


June 1,2020                  

ESG-CV NOFA released by HCD

July 10, 2020

Post ESG-CV Request for Proposal (RFP) on IVCCC website: http://www.cociv.org.
July 17, 2020
ESG-CV Application Workshop is mandatory for anyone with intent to apply for funding. The Workshop will be held via Zoom. Interested applicants must register via the Zoom registration link. 
July 20, 2020
Technical Assistance questions from applicant due to Administrative Entity by 5:00 p.m. on July 20, 2020. 
July 20, 2020
​Application from Administrative Entity DUE to State HCD by 5 :00 PM on July 20, 2020.
July 21, 2020
Agency intent to apply form due to Imperial County Department of Social Services via email to eleanortalpey@co.imperial.ca.usby 5:00PM.
July 27, 2020

Technical Assistance answers will be posted at the IVCCC http://www.cociv.org/ and Imperial County Purchasing Department website https://purchasing.imperialcounty.org/rfqs-rfps/.

July 30, 2020

Submit ESG-CV application to IVCCC administrative entity, 3 hard copies (1 original and 2 copies) and 1 USB copy to IVCCC at Imperial County Office of Procurement, 1125 W. Main Street, El Centro, Ca 92243 by July 30, 2020.

August 3-6,  2020

Scoring and Ranking Committee reviews and ranks projects.
Aug 7, 2020
Discussion with IVCCC regarding recommendations.
Aug 11, 2020
Board of Supervisors approves IVCCC recommendations.
Aug 12, 2020
IVCCC Executive Board posts ranking on COCIV.org website.