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Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG)

Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG)

ESG Application Workshop Presentation

The Emergency Solutions Grant Program seeks to improve the quality of life for homeless citizens through funding for activities to help homeless families move toward independent living and prevent homelessness. Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be considered eligible.

  • Non-profit organization with at least one year of experience in serving its community.


  • Increase the number and quality of emergency shelters for the homeless.
  • Provide Essential Social Services for the homeless
  • Provide Financial Assistance to Prevent Homelessness

Click here to access the Emergency Solutions Grant Program Online Application

ESG Program Budget

ESG Agency Budget

Click here to view the Emergency Solutions Grant Application Guidelines (PDF)

HCD will start accepting applications for ESG at 8:00 a.m. on December 5, 2022, and will close on February 3, 2023, at 4 p.m. For ESG-CV funds related to COVID-19, please check out the COVID-19 section.

Current ESG Grant Recipients