CoC Program Competition: e-snaps Resources

This page contains resources and instructional guides related to the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition.

The FY 2017 CoC Program Competition opened Friday, July 14, 2017 and closed Thursday, September 28, 2017.

Visit the FY 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition: Funding Availability page for official HUD releases and Frequently Asked Questions related to the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition.

During the competition, it is critical that questions are submitted to the correct Ask A Question (AAQ) portal.

Questions pertaining to the CoC Program Competition should be submitted to the e-snaps portal. These questions include e-snaps technical issues; questions about the NOFA, CoC Application, CoC Priority Listings, or Project Applications; and questions about grant awards, agreements, or amendments. To submit a question to the e-snaps AAQ portal, select “e-snaps” from the “My question is related to” drop down list on Step 2 of the question submission process.

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General Resources

e-snaps Features and Functions Resource

This resource provides guidance that will enable users to better navigate through the e-snaps system in order to complete their CoC Program application. 

Date Published: May 2016

Adding and Deleting Registrants in e-snaps Resource

This document provides instructions on how to add registrants to the organization's e-snaps account who will be working on an organization's application. For CoCs, this access includes the CoC Applicant Profile, CoC Registration, CoC Review, CoC Application, CoC Priority Listing. For project applicants, this access includes the Project Applicant Profile and the project application. It also identifies the steps for deleting registrants who no longer need access.

Date Published: April 2017

Updating the Applicant Profile Resource

This document provides CoC Collaborative Applicants and Project Applicants steps for updating information in their applicant profiles in e-snaps

Date Published: April 2017

Creating a Zip File and Capturing a Screenshot Resource

These documents provide instructions for capturing screenshots, which will aid users in capturing screen shots of particular e-snaps forms (in case you need to save and submit them through Ask a Question) and creating zip files, which will aid users in zipping their Grant Inventory Worksheet(s) for uploading into e-snaps.

Date Published: May 2016

DUNS Number and SAM Resource

This document provides instructions on how to obtain a DUNS Number and register with the System for Award Management.

Date Published: May 2016

CoC Program Registration and CoC Review and Grant Inventory Worksheet (GIW)

CoC Applicant Profile Instructional Guide

This instructional guide covers important information about accessing and completing the CoC Applicant Profile. The Primary Contact must review the Applicant Profile and update the information as needed.

Date Published: April 2017

Collaborative Applicant Primary Contact Update Resource

This document provides instructions when there is a change in the Primary Contact for the Collaborative Applicant. The Collaborative Applicant is the entity designated by the CoC to submit the CoC Registration and CoC Application on behalf of the CoC.

Date Published: April 2017

CoC Program Registration Detailed Instructions and Instructional Guide

These documents provide instructions to Collaborative Applicants on how to complete the FY 2017 CoC Program Registration and cover important information about accessing and submitting the FY 2017 CoC Program Registration and CoC Review.

Date Published: April 2017

Grant Inventory Worksheet Reports

HUD has changed the process in which GIWs are distributed and reviewed by CoCs, local HUD field offices, and HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS). CoCs will obtain their GIWs through the HUD Exchange.

Date Published: April 2017

CoC Program Competition – Collaborative Applicants

Collaborative Applicant Primary Contact Update Resource

This document provides instructions when there is a change in the Primary Contact for the Collaborative Applicant. The Collaborative Applicant is the entity designated by the CoC to submit the CoC Registration and CoC Application on behalf of the CoC.

Date Published: April 2017

CoC Priority Listing Detailed Instructions and Instructional Guide

These documents provide important information on how Collaborative Applicants complete the CoC Priority Listing, which is submitted as a component of the CoC Consolidated Application. Instructions are provided on how to upload, review, and approve/reject all New, Renewal, CoC Planning, and UFA Costs projects. Collaborative Applicants will rank New and Renewal projects.

Date Published: July 2017

CoC Application Detailed Instructions and Instructional Guide

The CoC Application Detailed Instructions and CoC Application Instructional Guide are companion documents that cover important information about accessing and completing the FY 2017 CoC Consolidated Application. 

Date Published: July 2017

2017 CoC Program Competition Report Instructions for HDX

This resource provides instructions for accessing the 2017 CoC Program Competition Report in HDX which is needed to respond to FY 2017 CoC Application questions 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, and 4A-6.

Date Published: August 2017

CoC Program Competition – Project Applicants

Project Applicant Authorized Representative Update Resource

This document identifies the steps project applicants (i.e., grantees) need to take when there is a change in a project applicant’s Authorized Representative.

Date Published: April 2017

Project Applicant Profile Instructional Guide

This instructional covers important information about accessing and completing the Project Applicant Profile. The Authorized Representative must review the Applicant Profile and update the information as needed.

Date Published: July 2017

How to Complete the HUD Form 2880 in e-snaps

This document explains how to complete the HUD Form 2880 in the Project Applicant Profile and the Project Applications.

Date Published: July 2017

Project Transfers Resource

This document identifies the steps project applicants (i.e., grantees) need to take when projects are being transferred from one grantee to another. There are two sections--one for transfers among existing grantees and one for project transfers to new grantees.

Date Published: April 2017

Conditional Award Recipients: Issues and Conditions and Amendments Instructional Guide

Instructional guides are available for FY 2012, FY 2013, and FY 2014 grant recipients. The Issues and Conditions Instructional Guide instructs all conditionally awarded recipients on how to access e-snaps to resolve the HUD identified issues, conditions, and budget changes based on a review of the recipient’s project application. The Amendments Instructional Guides instruct conditionally awarded recipients on how to access and complete amendments in e-snaps.

Date Published: November 2015

How to Access the Project Application

This resource covers important information for accessing the Project Applications for Renewal, New, CoC Planning, and UFA Costs projects. Use this resource as a supplement to the primary resources for Renewal, New, CoC Planning, and UFA Costs Projects Applications. Project Applicants must complete three steps to access the Project Application—complete the Project Applicant Profile, register for the correct Funding Opportunity, and create a Project. After doing so, the Project Application will appear on the "Submissions" screen.

Date Published: July 2017

Budgets - Project Application Instructional Guide

This instructional guide covers important information about accessing and completing the budget screens (Part 6 of the Project Application) for Project Applicants. 

Date Published: July 2017

Project Application Appeal Process Instructional Guide

This instructional guide covers important information about completing the Project Application appeal process in e-snaps for a recipient whose project application was rejected in the local Continuum of Care (CoC) competition during the FY 2017 CoC funding process.

Date Published: July 2017

Renewal Project Application Detailed Instructions and Instructional Guide

These documents provide instructions for organizations submitting the FY 2017 Renewal Project Application in e-snaps for renewal projects.

Date Published: July 2017

Process for Completing FY 2017 Renewal Project Application Screens

Starting in FY 2017, the Renewal Project Application screens function differently for project applicants who import data. This document provides project applicants with instructions on completing the renewal project applications screens for the FY 2017 Renewal Project Application.

Date Published: July 2017

New Project Application Detailed Instructions and Instructional Guide

These documents provide instructions for organizations submitting the FY 2017 New Project Application in e-snaps for new projects.

Date Published: July 2017

CoC Planning Project Application Detailed Instructions and Instructional Guide

These documents provide instructions for accessing and completing the Project Application for CoC Planning costs. Collaborative Applicants can submit a Project Application and enter into a grant agreement with HUD for funding for CoC Planning costs.

Date Published: July 2017

UFA Costs Project Application Detailed Instructions and Instructional Guide

These documents provide instructions for organizations accessing and completing the Project Application for UFA Costs. Collaborative Applicants that are designated by HUD as a UFA can submit a Project Application and enter into a grant agreement with HUD for funding for UFA Costs.

Date Published: July 2017