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ESG-CV Round 2 Grant Application Packet

The City of Knoxville received notice on June 9, 2020, from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that it will be receiving a second allocation of supplemental Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) funding as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). These special ESG-CV funds are to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance; and to support additional homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 (For non-profit organizations only).

Non-profit organizations wishing to apply for ESG-CV Round 2 funds can find the Grant Application Packet here:

ESG-CV Round 2 Grant Application Instructions [PDF]
Funding Priorities [PDF]
ESG-CV Round 2 Grant Application [MS Word]
Revised Budget (Required Exhibit 1.) [MS Word]
Resources [PDF] 

Applicants are required to attend a virtual Technical Assistance Workshop. Two workshops will be held and attendance at one is mandatory. The workshops will be held virtually via Zoom (see links below for access) and are scheduled for the following dates: 

Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 3:00 PM **, via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 945 0162 0585 Passcode: 132278

Monday, September 14, 2020 at 3:00 PM, via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 962 4000 0165 Passcode: 478389

The City of Knoxville ensures meaningful access to City programs, services, and activities to comply with Civil Rights Title VI and ADA Title II laws and reasonably provides: translation, interpretation, modifications, accommodations, alternative formats, auxiliary aids and services.

To request these services, contact Diversity and Inclusion Officer Tatia M. Harris at tharris@knoxvilletn.gov or 865-215-2831 or City ADA Coordinator Stephanie Brewer Cook at scook@knoxvilletn.gov or 865-215-2034 at least 72 hours before the meeting. 

** If notice can not reasonably given within 72 hours of this meeting, we will do our best to accommodate you or seek an alternative to meet your needs.

Completed grant applications must be received by the City of Knoxville Housing and Neighborhood Development staff by 12:00 PM (noon) on Friday, October 2, 2020.


Equal Housing Opportunity

Submissions may be subject to public inspection pursuant to the
Tennessee Open Records Act, TENN. CODE ANN. § 10-7-503, et seq.