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Grant Seeking and Proposal Background Resources

Finding freely available information online to prepare grant proposals


Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR). U.S.Housing and Urban Development
A HUD report to the U.S. Congress that provides nationwide estimates of homelessness, including information about the demographic characteristics of homeless persons, service use patterns, and the capacity to house homeless persons. Based on Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) data about persons who experience homelessness during a 12-month period, point-in-time counts of people experiencing homelessness on one day in January, and data about the inventory of shelter and housing available in a community.

HUD 2017 Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Programs. Homeless Populations and Subpopulations
    ♦ CA-514 Fresno City & County/Madera County
    ♦ Earlier years of the report, back to 2005
       Reports also available for other areas in California, and other states.
    ♦ 2017 National Report

United States Interagency Council of Homelessness  with state data, contacts, and tools for action.