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Since 1995, the Pasadena Partnership to End Homelessness has served as the lead agency for the Pasadena Continuum of Care. The Continuum of Care (CoC) is a planning process implemented by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 1994. As one of the largest sources of federal funding for programs that address the needs of people who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless, HUD recognized the need for a more coordinated, collaborative, and community-driven approach to allocating resources to communities. The Continuum of Care process is the process by which communities identify local needs, develop strategies, and submit a single application to HUD for funding for programs designed to meet the needs in the community.

The Pasadena Partnership is governed by a Board of Directors composed of representatives from the community. In its role as the lead agency for the CoC, the Pasadena Partnership promotes integrated, community-wide strategies and plans to prevent and end homelessness; provides coordination among the numerous local organizations and initiatives that serve the homeless population, and manage the CoC’s single, comprehensive grant application to HUD for McKinney-Vento funding which includes Continuum of Care funds and State Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds.

Our Mission

The Pasadena Partnership to End Homelessness is dedicated to planning and developing evidence-based strategies to prevent and end homelessness in Pasadena, CA.

2018 ESG RFP

As an Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Entitlement city, the City of Pasadena receives an annual allocation of ESG funds and releases a Request for Proposal (RFP) biennially with guidelines to apply for those funds. All qualified entities are encouraged to apply for this opportunity. Proposals in response to this RFP are due no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

Eligible categories for funding include Street Outreach, Emergency Shelter, Rapid Re-Housing, and Homeless Prevention.

Required Workshop

There will be an RFP Workshops (listed below) held at the City of Pasadena Housing and Career Services Department’s Community Room (649 N. Fair Oaks Ave).  Attendance at the workshop is mandatory in order to submit a proposal for ESG funding:

Application Materials

Proposals in response to this RFP are due no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Please click on the links below to view the 2016 RFP and associated instructions.


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