Federal Emergency Solutions Grant CARES Act
The Federal Government provided the Emergency Solutions Grant - Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (ESG CARES) Act funding to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 among individuals and families experiencing homelessness or who are receiving homeless assistance. In FY20, The State of Utah ESG CARES allocation contributed just over $14 million to this effort. ESG CARES Act funding expanded services by funding 66 projects across 30 agencies, supporting 7,563 individuals through Homelessness Prevention, Rapid Re-housing, Emergency Shelter and Street Outreach programs.
The Utah Office of Homeless Services the ESG CARES funding for the State. Questions regarding the RFP process or funding can be directed to OHSprograms@utah.gov.