Weekly Roundup 7.18.18

Brief from community listening sessions on data, aurora interfaith symposium, RRH standards webinar, VISTA RFP for partner sites, and funding and training opportunities.

Brief from Community Listening Sessions on Data

Throughout June 2018, MDHI held a series of Community Listening Sessions on Data to understand the future of homeless data systems in Metro Denver. Read the brief synthesizing the outcomes here

Aurora Interfaith Symposium

Hosted by Close to Home partner Aurora Warms the Night, this event will focus on how the faith community can partner with others to serve those experiencing homelessness. From learning more about the issue from industry experts to networking among faith bodies to foster a more consolidated and unified approach to providing services, this event is meant to continue the conversation on affordable housing and homelessness by investigating key cross-sector partnerships.

This Thursday, July 19th, 8:30am-2:30pm, Community College of Aurora. FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  Register here.

RRH Standards Webinar

Join us for a Rapid Re-Housing Written Standards Webinar on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018! MDHI will host a webinar providing an overview of the new RRH Written Standards and how the standards affect existing Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) and Continuum of Care (CoC) funded RRH projects.

The webinar is open to anyone that is involved in administering an RRH program in the Metro Denver CoC. RRH program staff at all levels are encouraged to attend.  RSVP here

MDHI VISTA Project is Requesting Applications for Partner Sites

MDHI is pleased to be able to offer community partners an opportunity to apply to host a VISTA service member as part of our Homeless Crisis Response System VISTA project. MDHI oversees and manages the grant, recently approved for a fifth year. Applications are due August 6th, contact diane.howald@mdhi.org with all questions.

Read the VISTA Partner Site RFP on this updated link and more on the MDHI VISTA Page

Funding Opportunities

The Adams County Foundation has released a Request for Proposals, due August 6th, for it's Community Enrichment Grant opportunity. There are three tiers of funding available, and to be eligible applicants must be a non-profit that serve residents of Adams County. Read the RFP here and additional information on the ACF website.

Training opportunities

Unique Housing Needs of Individuals with Criminal Justice Histories - Webinar - Wednesday, July 25, 2018, Register here

Clinicians' Coffee Chat: Encampments - Webinar - Wednesday, July 25, 2018, Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Register Here

Upcoming Meetings


Rapid ReHousing Standards Webinar - July 25th - RSVP for webinar link

MDHI Coordinating Committee - July 27th, at Mile High United Way 

MDHI Employment Committee - July 27th, at Mile High United Way

Youth Action Board meeting - August 1st, at Denver Public Library

OneHome Youth meeting - August 3rd, at Urban Peak

Regional Governing Council - August 7th, at Mile High United Way

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