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Gulf Coast Partnership Membership Invitation

Gulf Coast Partnership Membership Invitation

You are invited to become a member of the Gulf Coast Partnership Continuum of Care! Historically, under the McKinney Vento Act the Continuum of Care (CoC) was a local network that plans and coordinates funding for services and housing to assist homeless individuals and families. With the enactment of the...
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Feedback on Preventing and Ending Homeless in Charlotte County

Feedback on Preventing and Ending Homeless in Charlotte County

The Gulf Coast Partnership has created a survey to solicit and consider opinions from individuals and organizations with knowledge of homelessness in Charlotte County or an interest in preventing or ending homelessness in Charlotte County. The survey is short and will take between 2-5 minutes. Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019_GCP_Homelessness_Survey...
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NOFA RFP General Information Updates

NOFA RFP General Information Updates

Good Afternoon, THE GULF COAST PARTNERSHIP IS ACCEPTING AND CONSIDERING PROPOSALS FROM ORGANIZATIONS THAT HAVE NOT PREVIOUSLY RECEIVED HUD COC FUNDING FOR THE CURRENT HUD NOTICE OF FUNDING (NOFA) 2019 Information on the current NOFA can be found here: https://gulfcoastpartnership.org/nofa/ Also, we at the GCP want to make sure that...
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July 15, 2019 Notice of Funding Availability Update

July 15, 2019 Notice of Funding Availability Update

Please visit https://gulfcoastpartnership.org/nofa/ for additional documents recently added to our Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) page including our updated timeline.
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2019 HUD Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Timeline

2019 HUD Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Timeline

Gulf Coast Partnership HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Request for Project Applications (RFA) – 2019 Timeline July 3, 2019 – FY2019 HUD Continuum of Care Program Competition NOFA will be posted emailed to the Continuum of Care. July 11, 2019 – Gulf Coast Partnership 2019 HUD Continuum of Care (CoC)...
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2019 HUD Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

2019 HUD Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

Click the PDF thumbnail to download the FY2019 CoC Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
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Homeless Systems Training, May 23, 2019

Homeless Systems Training, May 23, 2019

JOIN US AT Charlotte Community Foundation 227 Sullivan Street Punta Gorda, FL 33950  Description The Gulf Coast Partnership will be hosting an all day Homeless Systems training event for all Community Partners, staff, volunteers, and board members working with Charlotte County's homeless community members on Thursday, May 23, 2019...
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GCP State Grant Award Announcement

GCP State Grant Award Announcement

Stakeholders and Community Partners, All of us at the GCP are excited to announce the 2019 – 2022 State grant funding level and agency recommendations.  The review committee had a tough job and we are happy to see new agencies represented. I will be reaching out to each agency to...
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***NOTICE*** Revised RFP Timeline

***NOTICE*** Revised RFP Timeline

The only change being made is to the Timeline (RFP Page 5) regarding Extending the Scoring Period and Date of Announcement for Notification of Project Selection. Timeline Request for Funding Proposals (RFP) Released January 29, 2019 State of Florida, Department of Children & Families, Office on Homelessness Solicitation Conference Call...
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Gulf Coast Partnership Announces Launch of New One Charlotte Dashboard

Gulf Coast Partnership Announces Launch of New One Charlotte Dashboard

The One Charlotte Dashboard is a data visualization tool that shows the current state of the coordinated entry process in Charlotte County.  Coordinated entry is the process of providing access, assessment, prioritization, and referral of persons experiencing homelessness to housing.  The data is pulled from the local Community Information System...
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CIS Data Quality as of March 6, 2019

CIS Data Quality as of March 6, 2019

Data quality reports are generated from the Gulf Coast Partnership's Community Information System (CIS).  These reports provide a snapshot of the quality of data being entered into the county wide database used to help us prevent and end homelessness in Charlotte County.  The reports are broken down by agency and...
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2019-2021 STATE FUNDING REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (19-21 RFP)

2019-2021 STATE FUNDING REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (19-21 RFP)

The 19-21 RFP is focused on improving the quality and capacity of the Charlotte County Continuum of Care’s Homeless Response System. Click the image below to view the full presentation
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Thank You To All Who Attended The 2019 Leader Award Breakfast!

Thank You To All Who Attended The 2019 Leader Award Breakfast!

Thank you to our sponsors: WellCare Health Plans, Jewish Family & Children’s Services, Charlotte Behavioral Health Care, Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic, Grafico Industries, Charlotte Community Foundation, and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. Thank you to our partners: Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce and Charlotte County Economic Development. Thank...
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2019 Leader Award Winners!

2019 Leader Award Winners!

The Gulf Coast Partnership would like to extend a special thank you to our sponsors: WellCare Health Plans, Jewish Family & Children’s Services, Charlotte Behavioral Health Care, Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic, Grafico Industries, Charlotte Community Foundation, and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. Annual Breakfast and Community Leader Awards...
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RFP for State Funding Issued

RFP for State Funding Issued

GCP Stakeholders, The Gulf Coast Partnership – Request for Proposals (RFP) for State Funding issued. Please find the document attached. Feel free to share with anyone who may be interested. Thank you, Angie Click to expand document
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Homeless Count reveals Charlotte’s invisible population

Homeless Count reveals Charlotte’s invisible population

By RUSTY PRAY Sun Correspondent - Detective Matt Woelk was on the hunt for Jimmy. The Punta Gorda Police Department officer was taking part Thursday in the Point in Time Homeless Count with Lt. Justin Davoult and two volunteers. Woelk met Jimmy a few times and had developed a soft...
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2019 Community Leader Award Winners Announced!

2019 Community Leader Award Winners Announced!

Join fellow community leaders at the Annual Breakfast and Leader Awards hosted by Gulf Coast Partnership & Together Charlotte! WHEN: Friday, February 1st from 8AM-10AM WHERE: Isles Yacht Club - 1780 West Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 (View Map) What: Once a year, the Gulf Coast Partnership accepts nominations...
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Understanding our ‘shadow population’

Understanding our ‘shadow population’

Volunteers prepare to count homeless people in the community By RUSTY PRAY SUN CORRESPONDENT It’s about more than counting heads. The Point in Time Homeless Count, scheduled for the evening of Jan. 23 and the morning of Jan. 24, is a full survey of the sheltered and unsheltered homeless population...
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HUD is trying to help thousands of low-income renters amid shutdown

HUD is trying to help thousands of low-income renters amid shutdown

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is hoping to find roughly $15 million to renew 170 contracts with private building owners who rent to poor Americans. HUD is hoping to use existing funds to renew the contracts, which expired prior to last month's partial government shutdown. The shutdown has...
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2018 Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day Vigil

2018 Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day Vigil

Last month, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress which stated that on a single night in 2018, approximately 552,830 individuals across the country were identified as experiencing homelessness, a 0.3 percent increase from the previous year. Sadly,...
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