Consolidated Funding Application FY 2025

The City Fiscal Year 2025 Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) Competition is now OPEN.

The Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services (MOHS) is requesting new and renewal project proposals from qualified organizations to provide services to individuals and families who are: (1) at-risk of homelessness, (2) currently homeless, and/or (3) living with HIV or AIDS. Through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA), programs may submit one application and be considered for multiple eligible sources of funding that are administered by MOHS.

The CFA is a competitive grant opportunity that draws funding from six sources in FY25:
•    U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development - Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
•    State of Maryland - Homeless Solutions Program (HSP)
•    Baltimore City Department of Social Services (DSS)
•    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS/HIV (HOPWA)
•    Maryland Department of Health – State Special Funds (SSF)
•    Baltimore City General Funds 


Submission Process

All application materials must be submitted via the Neighborly portal instead of email. We encourage all applicants to create an account, log into Neighborly well before the final deadline of Friday, March 15, and add two points of contact for your organization.

All application questions are listed in the Neighborly portal. Please have an authorized individual at your agency upload all application materials to Neighborly once completed; the authorized individual will then be prompted to certify and submit the application. Neighborly will send an automated message once your application has been received.

If you have technical difficulties or questions about the application process, please email HSP Applications. 

The submission deadline is Friday, March 15, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. EST via the Neighborly platform.
Programs awarded funding under this request for proposal will have a performance period of July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2025 (City Fiscal Year 2025).


Resources and Templates

Local Competition Process & Resources

Project Application Templates

All application questions are listed in the Neighborly portal. Please note that the application questions are different for new and renewal applicants.

Budget Templates


CFA FY25 Timeline

Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) FY 25 Timeline
February 5, 2024 Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) RFP is released.
February 14, 2024 (2:00 -3:30 pm) Bidder’s Conference at 2:00 pm. Recommended for all new and renewal applicants. A recording and slide deck will be posted on the CFA Competition page found on the MOHS Consolidated Funding Application website.
March 15, 2024 (5:00 pm) Application Deadline of 5:00 pm – All applications must be submitted electronically via Neighborly.
March 15 - April 15, 2024 Application review period, including a threshold/eligibility review and panel evaluation,
April 2024 Notice of conditional awards.
May 2024 Contract development begins.
July 1, 2024 Grant term begins for all selected projects.

Have Additional Questions?

Questions related to the CFA can be directed to HSP Applications.