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2018 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)

Notice of Funding Availability

2018 Emergency Solutions Grant Application (ESG)


Applications for the 2018 ESG program are now available and due by May 23, 2018.

The expected amount is for the 2018 ESG is $1.5 million. 

Announcements of ESG awards will not be made until after 2018 ESG funding is available to KHRC.


The Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) is a federal block grant authorized by subtitle B of the McKinney Vento Homelessness Assistance Act and is administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. ESG amounts are to be used for services to homeless and near homeless individuals and families in these major categories:

  • Renovation, major rehabilitation or conversion of buildings for use as emergency shelter facilities
  • Payment of certain expenses related to operating emergency shelter facility
  • Provision of essential services related to emergency shelters and street outreach for the homeless
  • Provision of rapid re-housing assistance
  • Development and implementation of homelessness prevention activities

For 2018, The ESG grant period will be for twelve (12) months, July 01, 2018 through June 30, 2019.   HMIS funds will be capped at 1.5% of the total amount of ESG funds awarded.  All shelters must complete the ESG Shelter Habitability Checklist with the 2018 application.

This application requires that you certify that if awarded a 2018 ESG grant, your agency and your sub recipient agencies are in compliance with the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards at 2 CFR part 200.



2018 CSBG Block Grant Funding

Notice of Funding Availability and Grant Application Instructions for

Non-Discretionary Formula Grants Under the

Kansas Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)

Federal Fiscal Year 2018

On release, all application forms and instructions will be distributed to eligible entities and are available to other interested parties on request.  The application packet may be obtained by submitting a request to Doug Wallace, CSBG Program Manager, Housing With Supportive Services Division, Kansas Housing Resources Corporation, 611 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 300, Topeka, Kansas 66603-3803 or to dwallace@kshousingcorp.org.

Three available files comprise the application packet:

  1. DOC 1-2018 CSBG ND Application Instructions
  2. DOC 2-2018 CSBG Non-Disc Application
  3. DOC 3-2018 Budget Wkbk

KHRC staff members are available to answer questions and provide technical assistance prior to the application due date.  Applicants with questions or technical assistance needs are encouraged to contact the CSBG Program Manager by email at dwallace@kshousingcorp.org.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2018

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