Orange County Homeless Funders Collaborative
The Orange County Continuum of Care (CoC) receives over $16 million annually from HUD to support services targeted to homeless individuals and families. Over the last five years HUD has continued to drive systems change work within each CoC. These system improvements include but are not limited to: evaluating system performance versus individual agency performance, focusing on ending homelessness, development and implementation of a Coordinated Entry System, shortening shelter stays, and reducing or eliminating barriers to access services.
The Orange County homeless system of care needs to adjust to better meet the needs of the county’s homeless population. Homeless service providers have been engaged in community-wide discussions on opportunities for needed system change. Agencies are now at the point where they need funding toward capacity building in order to embark on individual agency transitions that will support countywide system change and enhancement.
The OC Homeless Funders Collaborative seeks to provide capacity building grant focused on broad-based technical assistance and overall systems change for Orange County homeless services providers. Funding supports systems improvement, specifically agencies' abilities to transition program design to create a more effective and efficient service delivery system. Organizations Funded must provide shelter services or be critical to analysis of shelter data in Orange County.
Opus Community Foundation
Orange County Community Foundation
Orange County Children & Families Commission
Orange County United Way
Pacific Life Foundation
Sisters of St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation
Ueberroth Family Foundation
Western Digital Foundation
To learn more about this collaborative, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.