THDA awards 3 nonprofits with grant funding to prevent homelessness

Johnson City Press • Jun 24, 2016 at 1:21 PM

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency awarded $262,827 in Emergency Solutions Grant funding to three local nonprofit programs that help prevent homelessness among high-risk populations in the Tri-Cities area.  

The THDA awarded the Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homelessness $150,000 and the Good Samaritan Ministries $35,000 for homeless prevention assistance and rapid rehousing services. Family Promise of Greater Johnson City was awarded $77,827 for shelter services. 

Each nonprofit is required to match the awarded funding. 

Nonprofits, cities and counties are eligible to apply for TDHA funding grants through a competitive process. 

The Emergency Solutions Grant funds provide facilities capital and social services, street outreach, and rehousing assistance. 

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