2023 COC NOFO Funding

The Wake County Continuum of Care (CoC) is charged by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to submit a community-wide application for homeless assistance funds.

HUD has not certified the exact funding available for the FY2023 Competition at this time, however, the CoC anticipates the opportunity to apply for a minimum of $4,186,906 (NC-507 estimated Annual Renewal Demand pg.12).  NC507 is eligible to apply for $5,338,898 through the following:

Description Amount Eligible Applicants
Annual Renewal Demand (ARD): Funding for reallocated, new, renewal, expansion, and consolidated projects $4,186,906 Nonprofits, Governments, Public Housing Authorities
CoC Bonus: Funding for new or expansion projects $373,723 Nonprofits, Governments, Public Housing Authorities
Domestic Violence Bonus (DV): New or expansion project funding dedicated to survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking 533,890 Nonprofits, Governments, Public Housing Authorities
CoC Planning: Funding for coordination and governance projects 266,945 NC-507 Collaborative Applicant

Project Applications
NC 507 is soliciting agencies to submit new, renewal, expansion, DV bonus, and CoC Bonus project applications. All project applications and supplementary materials are due by Tuesday, August 29th at 12 noon. Application and materials to be emailed to funding@wakenc507.org

NC507 supports prospective applicants and projects that address historic inequities for marginalized communities of color and other underserved and underrepresented communities in the CoC and produce high-quality services and housing opportunities that enable persons to remain and thrive in their communities. NC507 strives to fund eligible applicants proposing to meet this goal with a project proposal that addresses the specific needs of marginalized communities of color, created in collaboration with community partners and persons with lived experience which support NC507 plans and strategies. Successful applicants will demonstrate clear strategies that address inequities for underserved persons and marginalized communities for housing and/or support services in Wake County.

Project application documents will be available on the HUD e-snaps system at: https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/e-snaps/

Additional guidance including Detailed Instructions AND Navigational Guides has been posted on the CoC Program Competition page of HUD’s website. Please continue to check here for the most up to date guidance.

Information about Continuum of Care program activities and requirements can be found at HUD Exchange, Continuum of Care Program.

All local competition information including the 2023 Scorecard for the Wake County CoC (NC507) FY2023 Competition for New and Renewal Projects will be posted on this page.


Arrangements will be made to provide technical assistance or review of any or all parts of Wake’s CoC (NC507) application process, details, and obligations in a manner that is effective for persons with disabilities or any person with Limited English Proficiency (LEP).

Se harán arreglos para proporcionar asistencia técnica o revisión de cualquiera o todas las partes del proceso de solicitud, detalles y obligaciones de CoC de Wake (NC507) de una manera que sea efectiva para las personas con discapacidades o cualquier persona con dominio limitado del inglés (LEP).

CoC Competition Presentation


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CoC Project Applicant Info Session


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 CoC Project Applicant Materials 

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) – Process Timeline

Tentative and subject to change as information becomes available

Each year the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) releases a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) which outlines the requirements and deadlines of the Continuum of Care Program competition.

How do I get funding?

August 1, 2023

2023 NOFO Released

August 8, 2023

Intent to Apply Open

Wake CoC agencies that are interested in applying for projects in the 2023 CoC competition are asked to fill out the Intent to Apply form. It is mandatory that all agencies wanting to apply for CoC funding complete an Intent to Apply this year.

Apply Now

August 16, 2023

Intent to Apply Due

August 16, 2023

Letters of Intent Reviewed

August 18, 2023

Application Period Opens

August 29, 2023

Project Applications Due to CoC

September 1, 2023

Project Application Review period begins

September 8, 2023

Project Application Review period ends

September 12, 2023

Funding Review Committee Interviews Begin

September 13, 2023

Funding Review Committee Interviews End

September 13, 2023

CoC Boards meets to approve Funding Review Committee Recommendations

September 13, 2023

Project Applicants will be notified of Board decisions. Appeals process begins

September 19, 2023, NOON

Appeals Due

September 20, 2023

Funding Review Committee meets to review appeals

September 21, 2023

CoC Boards meet to review Appeals and Finalize Applicants

September 26, 2023

Collaborative Application & Priority Listing posted to CoC website

September 27, 2023

Project Applications and Collaborative Application (including Priority Listing) submitted to HUD

September 28, 2023

HUD's Application Deadline