Public Posting - Availability of Grants for Homelessness

August 23, 2021

The Macon County Continuum of Care announces the availability of grants to prevent and end homelessness through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s “Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Fiscal Year 2021 Continuum of Care Competition.” The CoC is open to, and it will accept and consider proposals from organizations that have not previously received CoC Program Grants. Organizations that have not received CoC funding in the past are encouraged to apply.

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MARC - Multi-Agency Resource Center

August 12, 2021

Seeking Assistance? Check in with MARC

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New Assistance offered from the City of Decatur through the DFA Program

August 4, 2021

The City of Decatur in partnership with DFA, Dove Financial Assistance will distribute the CLFRF grant to the citizens of Decatur who have lost income due to the Covid Pandemic. The funds will be disbursed to those clients that meet all qualifications determined by The Department of the Treasury standards. DFA will be assisting with Rent, Power and Mortgage for Decatur Residents. Clients will need to complete an application in writing or electronically along with proper documentation to the representatives of DFA. After this information is completed and reviewed checks will be issued to the proper vendor. These vendors would include Landlords, Mortgage Companies and Ameren Illinois. The Dove Finance Department would handle disbursing these checks. Clients never receive checks directly. Once the application is complete the information will be added to DFA's management software. This software and all documentation will be available to the City for regular auditing. DFA hopes to help more than 7500 families or households with this grant. DFA is handing out paper application at the DFA Site, inside of Northeast Community Fund, 839 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Decatur, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. DFA can also be scheduling appointments, 217.619.9108. Please link to the application from the home page link.

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