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Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program
Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

List all TDHCA NOFAs

2014 Application Timeline

January 23, 2014 Approval of 2014 ESG NOFA/Application by TDHCA Board
February 10, 2014 Release of 2014 ESG NOFA/Application to the Public
February 19, 2014 ESG NOFA Application Workshop in Austin, TX
March 6, 2014 Deadline to submit questions related to the content of the ESG NOFA and Application
March 7, 2014 Deadline to request a password and username for electronic submission of application
March 10, 2014 Deadline for submitting 2014 ESG Applications

Application Questions and Answers Document

The Department is sharing with organizations interested in applying for 2014 Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) funds the following questions and answers the Department has received and provided in this round of competition.

Receiving Application Announcements

To receive information regarding the 2014 ESG NOFA and Application, subscribe to the TDHCA email list. When subscribing to the list, choose the Community Affairs topic. To view all the ESG NOFA announcements published to-date, visit the Community Affairs Announcement page.

Application Workshop Presentation - 2/19/2014

2014 ESG Application Workshop Presentation Slides (PDF)

Workshop Video Modules
(Windows Media Player is required)
Video Slide # Length 
Module 1: Background – Funding Plan 1-13 23:51
Module 2: Eligible Applicants – Application Review Process 14-22 23:14
Module 3: Funds Distribution Process – Contract Reporting 23-26 07:42
Module 4: Eligible Participants – Ineligible Activities 27-40 23:37
Module 5: Federal Program Requirements 41-63 23:08
Module 6: Application Overview 64-68 06:39
Module 7: Part 1: Budgets, Targets, Match 69-73 25:42
Module 8: Part 2: Organizational Capacity and Project Design 74-80 06:07
Module 9: Attachments 81-84 44:08
Module 10: Scoring Instrument 85-88 06:14

NOFA/Application Package

Application Submission Documents

How to Submit Applications

Submitting NOFA/Application Questions

Application questions may only be submitted electronically in writing by completing the 2014 ESG Application Questions form. Answers will be provided in the order in which they are received. Please do not submit the same questions twice.  No phone inquiries will be accepted. The deadline to submit questions related to the content of the NOFA and Application is Thursday, March 6, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. Central Time. Questions related to the content of the NOFA and Application submitted after this deadline will not be answered.