The FY2020 ROSS SC NOFA is Published!!
We are excited to announce the publication of the Fiscal Year 2020 Resident Opportunity & Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). You may access the Program NOFA here: https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/spm/gmomgmt/grantsinfo/fundingopps/fy2020_ross
Applications are due November 19, 2020 at 11:59pm(EST).
The ROSS grant program is designed to assist residents of Public and Indian Housing make progress towards economic and housing self-sufficiency by removing the educational, professional and health barriers they face. To help residents make progress towards self-sufficiency, HUD provides ROSS grant funding to eligible applicants to hire a Service Coordinator who assesses the needs of Public and Indian housing residents and links them to training and supportive services that will enable participants to move along the self-sufficiency continuum. In the case of elderly/disabled residents, the Service Coordinator links them to supportive services which enable them to age/remain in place.
Eligible Applicants are:
- Public Housing Authorities
- Tribes/Tribally Designated Housing Entities
- Non-Profit Organizations
- Resident Associations
Individuals are not eligible for ROSS funding.
Attached you will find Frequently Asked Questions to assist you with applying for the FY20 NOFA.
You should read the entire NOFA to ensure your application meets all requirements.