Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG)
The Emergency Solutions Grant ("ESG") program provides funding to engage homeless individuals and families living on the street, improve the number and quality of emergency shelters for homeless individuals and families, help operate these shelters, provide essential services to shelter residents, rapidly re-house homeless individuals and families, and prevent families and individuals from becoming homeless. Click here to visit HUD's webpage for more information on ESG programs.
The City's Housing and Community Development Division within the Neighborhoods Department administers the Emergency Solutions Grant ("ESG") program that is awarded annually to the City of Jacksonville through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD").
Each year, the City of Jacksonville hosts Mandatory Technical Assistance and Budget Workshops in late November/early December and the applications are available from early December to early January. Click here to learn more about the City's Community Development Programs.
Steps to applying for ESG funding:
- Attend a mandatory technical assistance and budget workshop.
- Submit your Universal Grant Application. Applications will be available onlline at www.coj.net/hcdd under the 2023-2024 Federal Grant Application section.