Notice of Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Opportunity to Register and Other Important Information for Electronic Application Submission for the FY 2014 Component of the 2013-2014 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition
On November 22, 2013, HUD published the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition (FY 2013-FY 2014 CoC Program Competition NOFA). As stated in Section I.B.2.a, HUD will require the Collaborative Applicant from each Continuum of Care (CoC) to complete a modified registration in advance of applying for the approximately $1.79 billion of FY 2014 funding available.1 Collaborative Applicants must complete the registration using e-snaps, a web-based portal accessible at www.hud.gov/esnaps. CoC Registration will not be available at www.grants.gov.
This Notice is intended to provide Collaborative Applicants with an outline of the functions and requirements of the registration process in e-snaps. It also provides Collaborative Applicants and project applicants with information necessary to continue implementation of the amendments to the McKinney-Vento Act (the Act) made by the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act. HUD strongly recommends referring to the CoC Program interim rule and the FY 2013 – FY 2014 CoC Program Competition NOFA in conjunction with this Notice. The registration process described within this Notice applies only to Collaborative Applicants who will register to submit project applications for FY 2014 CoC Program funds.2 This registration process does not apply to project applicants or private individuals. HUD does not provide funding to private individuals. Therefore, such individuals should not attempt to complete the registration process, or apply for FY 2014 funding under the FY 2013 – FY 2014 CoC Program Competition.
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-5700-N-31-A
Opportunity Title: CoC Registration Notice
Competition ID: CoC-37A CFDA Number(s): 14.252
Open Date: July 18, 2014
Deadline Date: August 6, 2014
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HUD staff will be available to provide general clarification on the content of this Notice, and information regarding the HEARTH Act amendments to the McKinney-Vento Act. However, HUD staff is prohibited from assisting any applicant in preparing its registration or application in e-snaps. Local HUD CPD Field Office. For further guidance on the registration submission requirements, including the FY 2014 Grant Inventory Worksheet(s) (GIWs), and the requirements imposed under the Act and the CoC Program interim rule, Collaborative Applicants may contact the HUD CPD field office serving their area listed.
1Unless otherwise stated, all references to "registration" in this notice refer to the modified registration process described in Section I.B.2a of the 2013-2014 CoC Program Competition NOFA, and found at http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/grants/fundsavail/nofa13/coc (please see page 7). Certain technical corrections were made to this NOFA on December 23, 20134, which can be found at https://www.onecpd.info/resource/3309/fy2013-fy2014coc-program-nofa/.
2 All references to FY 2014 CoC Program funds or FY 2014 funds refer to the funds made available under the FY 2013 – FY 2014 CoC Program Competition.