BHCIP/CCE: Frequently Asked Questions
Featured Questions and How to Use the FAQ
Questions and answers are grouped by funding opportunity. When viewing search results, please be sure to note whether they apply to BHCIP Launch Ready, CCE Capital Expansion, or both. All responses are labeled either “BHCIP,” “CCE Expansion,” “Joint RFA,” “Children & Youth,” or “CCE Preservation.” You can download or view a PDF compilation of the FAQ questions here. This compilation is updated periodically.
Children & Youth FAQ
CCE Expansion FAQ
CCE Preservation FAQ
Joint RFA / General Questions
An informational webinar was held February 10, 2022. A copy of the PowerPoint slides from the webinar was emailed to all registrants, and both the webinar recording and the slides are available online. A separate webinar for small facility licensees was held February...
What is the relationship between BHCIP/CCE funding and other state housing funds, such as Homekey? Can an agency acquire funding from both Homekey and BHCIP/CCE if they qualify?
As outlined in the BHCIP/CCE Program Update (1/5/22), one of the state priorities for the BHCIP/CCE funding is to leverage historic state investments in housing and homelessness. That said, leveraging funding does not mean supplanting or “double-dipping” in funds....
Information about all six BHCIP grant rounds, along with other information related to BHCIP, is at https://www.infrastructure.buildingcalhhs.com/grantees/. The RFA release dates are: Round 1: Crisis Care Mobile Units (RFA release dates: July 2021 [now closed];...
There is no limit on the amount a provider can apply for. However, there are estimated targetedfunding levels by region for both the BHCIP and CCE programs, listed on page 8 of the joint RFA, and match requirements, listed on page 14 of the joint RFA. Project budgets...
The regional funding in Part Two will depend on the awards made in Part One, in terms of both amounts awarded and project locations.
If there are land issues that need to be resolved prior to breaking ground but are being addressed, such as soil abatement, are we allowed to move forward with a project plan and application?
Soil remediation is a common issue for launch ready projects, and PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) soil contamination and remediation will not disqualify you from applying for BHCIP Launch Ready or CCE funding. Please keep in mind that PFAS remediation is...
All grant applicants are required to engage in a pre-application consultation before submitting an application. (You may begin an application at any time; however, to submit it, you will need to enter a code that will be provided to you during the pre-application...
If I apply for the Launch Ready grant or the CCE Capital Expansion grant, can I also apply for the other?
Yes. Applicants are encouraged to think broadly about how these funds together can be maximized to design person-centered projects based on the needs and gaps within their local systems of care, coupled with the state’s priorities. Examples of projects that could...
I would like to use BHCIP Launch Ready and CCE Capital Expansion funds on four separate projects. Do I need to submit a separate application for each project?
Yes. Please complete a separate application and budget, as well as a separate pre-application consultation survey, for each project for which you are requesting funding. We will review each application independently.