Notice of funding availability: Homelessness solutions programs

The City of Detroit invites homeless service provider organizations to submit proposals for projects to be funded by the 2020-2021 Homelessness Solutions (CDBG/ESG) and ESG-CV program as funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

All non-profit organizations that wish to provide homelessness prevention, street outreach, emergency shelter, or rapid rehousing services may submit proposals.

In the 2020-2021 program year, all proposals must be prepared and submitted online using the City’s “Oracle” system. Proposal applicants must register on the Oracle Supplier Portal before a proposal can be submitted. Proposals must be submitted via Oracle by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Paper copies of proposals will not be accepted. To obtain information regarding the Supplier Portal, go to:

Proposals submitted by the Wednesday, July 8, 2020, deadline will be evaluated by City agencies. Late proposals will not be accepted. Funding awards will be determined by the Mayor and City Council.

The 2020-2021 Homelessness Solutions proposal packages with the required proposal forms are available via Oracle and attached to this email.

The Housing and Revitalization Department (HRD) will conduct one live Zoom session to present details and answer questions regarding the Homelessness Solutions RFP. Interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend this training session. A second live Zoom Q&A will also be available to potential applicants. The workshops are scheduled as shown below:

Virtual Proposal Workshop
Friday, June 19th
9:30 am to 12:00 pm


Virtual Q&A Session
Tuesday, June 23
11:00 am to 12:00 pm