Some of the grant programs we administer include:
Continuum of Care: This program is a regional planning body that provides greater coordination of assistance to homeless persons, in accordance with the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009 (HEARTH Act). Throughout the Metro Denver area, the Denver Department of Human Services, in partnership with Metro Denver Homeless Initiative, applies for and regulates U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants administered to organizations providing homeless-assistance and housing for residents who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Emergency Solutions Grant: This program is the focus of the HEARTH Act bill, incorporated into subtitle B of Title IV of the Stewart B. McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11371-11378), is designed to be the first step in a continuum of assistance to prevent homelessness and enable homeless individuals and families to move toward independent living.
Community Services Block Grant: This is a federally funded program that provides formulaic grants to alleviate the conditions of poverty in communities. The objective of CSBG is to address the causes of poverty by implementing programs and services that empower low-income families and individuals, revitalize low-income communities, and improve the economic self-sufficiency of low-income customers.