What are allowable sources of cash match in the CoC Program?

Date Published: July 2014

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Recipients/subrecipients may use funds from any source, including any other federal sources (excluding Continuum of Care Program funds), as well as state, local, and private sources, provided that funds from the source are not statutorily prohibited to be used as a match. The recipient must ensure that any funds used to satisfy the cash match requirements are not prohibited from being used as a match under the laws governing those funds.

In general, program participant mainstream benefits are not considered match in the CoC Program because the benefits are not committed to the recipient/subrecipient for the activities funded through the project. Instead, benefits are provided to the program participant and are based on program participant eligibility for that program.

Tags: CoC Program Requirements - Match