Friday, Sep 28, 2018
The State of California is providing $2,603,226.14 in one-time funding under the Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) and $1,196,992 in California Emergency Solutions and Housing (CESH) Program funding to the Kern County Homeless Collaborative (KCHC) to address homelessness in Kern County. These funds will be available as early as November of 2018. Based on the needs and goals identified in Home At Last!,, Kern County’s Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness, the KCHC identified specific priority activities to be funded using the HEAP and CESH funds. The KCHC is now issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to identify and select organizations to implement the designated activities.
Responses to the RFP are due Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by 5:00PM. An RFP informational meeting will be held on Monday, October 15th at 10:00 AM at the Baker Street Village - Community Room, located at: 1015 Baker Street in Bakersfield, CA.
The RFP, along with more information can be found here.