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Funding Opportunity: Emergency Solutions Grant FY2016

Funding Opportunity: Emergency Solutions Grant FY2016

On Tuesday, February 16, the West Virginia Office of Economic Opportunity announced the opening of the FY2016 Emergency Solutions Grant application process. For more information, including copies of the 2016 Emergency Solutions Grant Application packet, please contact and by email.

A copy of the email announcement has been forwarded to the Northern Panhandle Continuum of Care provider contact list – if you did not receive this email or would like to be added to the list, please contact Jordan Harris by telephone at 304-232-6105 or by email to The 2016 Emergency Solutions Grant Application packet details the program requirements, timelines for application, scoring process, technical assistance process and the required information to apply for the these funds. The excel file is a workbook containing the budget forms that must be completed and submitted as part of the application.


Prospective applicants must submit a letter stating their intent to apply no later than February 23, 2016. Letters of intent should include the applicant’s agency name; list of project sponsor(s), if applicable; counties to be served; and services to be provided. In addition, please provide a point of contact person with their email and phone number. No applications will be considered from applicants that do not submit a letter of intent. These may be submitted electronically to or through mail to:

West Virginia Office of Economic Opportunity

Attn: ESG FY16

700 Washington St. Est. 4th Floor

Charleston, WV 25301

There will be 2 Technical Assistance Conference Calls on March 8th at 10:00 am and March 10th at 2:00 pm. Call information can be found on page 33 of the application. Please have prepared any questions about the program or application process.


The application deadline is March 31, 2016. Completed applications must be submitted electronically by 4:00 pm on March 31, 2016 to Whitney Burwell at Please submit a color PDF of the proposal and all required attachments. Upon receipt, WVOEO will respond to notify the applicant of receipt. If your application is submitted and does not receive a response, please resend or call Whitney Burwell at 304-558-8860. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.


The chart below is a timeline of important dates.


Application Submission Timeline

Application Released

February 16, 2016

Letter of Intent to Apply Due

February 23, 2016

Technical Assistance Call 1

March 8, 2016

Technical Assistance Call 2

March 10, 2016

Application Submittal Deadline

March 31, 2016

Notification of Approval

June 15, 2016

Grant Agreement to Subrecipients

July 1,2016