Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Application

Snohomish County announces the availability of funds for Program Years 2018 and 2019 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) projects. The funding available is currently estimated to be $202,398 for each year.

ESG funds may be used for homeless assistance and are intended to help improve the quality of existing emergency shelters for the homeless, make additional shelters available, meet the costs of operating these facilities, rapidly re-house homeless individuals and families, and provide essential services to them. Activities funded must be consistent with the Snohomish County Urban County Consortium Housing and Community Development 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan.

The application provides information and instructions for private nonprofit organizations interested in applying for these funds. Please refer to the HEARTH Continuum of Care Program and Emergency Solutions Grant Program Local Standards for detailed information about on eligible components and activities and requirements.

ESG 2018-2019 Application Documents

Pre-Application Information Session

Interested applicants are encouraged to attend the pre-application workshop on Monday, October 2, 2017 from 1:00-2:00 at:
Snohomish County Government Campus (Map)
Robert Drewel Administration Building (Administration East)
Sixth Floor Mount Pilchuck Meeting Room
3000 Rockefeller Avenue in downtown Everett

The ESG Application Information Session Questions and Answers provided during the Pre-Application Information Session will be posted here following the session. Any future updates or changes to this document will be posted here with an adjusted posting date. Please check back regularly to make sure that you have the most recent version.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is Monday, October 30, 2017, no later than 4 p.m (regardless of the manner submitted). No applications will be accepted after this deadline. Electronic copies should be submitted to OCHS Application. If unable to submit electronically, signed project proposals maybe delivered in-person or mailed. Mailed applications must be posted in time to be received by the deadline.

For additional information please mail Debbi Trosvig, Supervisor, Office of Community & Homeless Services or call at 425-388-7116.

ADA Notice

The county strives to provide access to all members of the public. Snohomish County facilities are accessible. If additional accommodations are required, please notify the ADA contact person at least three (3) days in advance of the workshop. In addition, reasonable accommodations will be made to provide the information in this application in an alternative format upon request. Please email Marion Dal Pozzo or call at: 425-388-3052, TTY 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384 (voice) or 1-800-388-6388 (text).

Foreign language interpreters are also available upon request where a substantial number of non-English speaking residents can reasonably be expected to participate. Please email Marion Dal Pozzo or call at 425-388-3052 for more information.