Apply Now for Funding & Technical Assistance to Plan and Implement Keeping Families Together Supportive Housing in Minnesota & Washington

CSH is seeking eligible and qualified governments, Tribes or eligible nonprofit organizations along with eligible lead applicant partners interested in receiving intensive technical assistance to plan and implement a One Roof Initiative using a KFT supportive housing model and approach.

CSH has been awarded a three-year grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies to advance One Roof efforts, expanding access to housing opportunities for child welfare-involved families in the States of Minnesota and Washington by working with selected communities to foster multi-sector partnerships to better connect families with supportive housing – affordable housing tied to services – and embed it within the service array being offered to child welfare-involved families at risk of homelessness. The CSH objectives in this work are:

  • Objective 1: Plan, launch and fully implement KFT supportive housing model and approach in select communities in the States of Minnesota and Washington.
    • Two communities in Minnesota and one community in Washington will be selected. We are looking to fund communities that have not received previous intensive and site-specific TA focused on the implementation of the three phases of KFT outlined in Section V. Communities and regions that have participated in learning webinars or beginning conversations on implementing a KFT initiative with CSH are eligible for this funding.
  • Objective 2: Support the sustainability of the selected KFT communities to ensure successful outcomes for families
  • Objective 3: Set the stage for further scaling of the KFT supportive housing approach in other communities across Minnesota and Washington

These 3 communities will receive and participate in a 24-28 month package of technical assistance provided by CSH and each applicant can request up to $225,000 total in subgrant funding to support the applicant and project partners participation in, and implementation of the KFT initiative.

Download the RFP for complete details and requirements to apply for this opportunity.

Deadline for Submission: October 8, 2020 at
5:00 pm CT/3:00 pm PT

Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled questions and responses to assist organizations interested in applying for this RFP competition. Please direct any additional questions to 1Roof@csh.org by September 30, 2020.

Interested applicants are encouraged to view our Bidders Webinar recorded on September 2

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