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    Home For Good Funders Collaborative: Updated Lessons Learned from Five Years of Coordinated Funding

    Abt Associates

    Year: 2017

    For many years, chronic homelessness has been a significant issue in Los Angeles County where, on any given night, there are nearly 46,874 people who experience homelessness, including 14,058 chronically homeless persons. While many community organizations, governmental agencies, and foundations have been working to address chronic homelessness for many years, these efforts were often fragmented and uncoordinated, making it difficult for providers of housing and services to assemble resources needed to launch and sustain projects or to take promising interventions to the scale needed to end chronic homelessness for the most vulnerable people. The launch of the Home For Good Funders Collaborative in late 2011 marked the first strategic attempt to coordinate public and private funding for the services and resources needed to address the issue.

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