NOW AVAILABLE: MHC’s 2018 HOPWA NOFA & Request for Proposals

Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) is soliciting proposals from non-profit organizations for funding of activities under the federal grant program, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA). HOPWA Program funds are granted:

  1. by formula allocations to eligible States and qualifying cities, as defined in 24 CFR 574.3; and
  2. by competitive selection of projects proposed by State and local governments and non-profit organizations.

Mississippi Home Corporation as the responsible entity for the state of Mississippi will award its allocation of HOPWA funds to eligible non-profit organizations that satisfactorily provide evidence of the ability to administer funds in accordance with local and federal guidelines.

Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for participation as a Project Sponsor under the HOPWA Program must meet certain eligibility requirements. To qualify for funding participation, a private non-profit organization as defined by Program regulation found 24 CFR Part 574.

Interested organizations must also provide proof of financial viability. While this is an open solicitation, preference will be given to projects that exhibit a collaborative effort among different service providers.

Request for Proposal (RFP) is now available at Proposal materials will be available to interested parties after 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The deadline for submitting project proposals is 4 p.m., Thursday, May 17, 2018.


  1. Deadlines are firm.
  2. Late proposals will not be considered for the initial cycle of funding.
  3. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to insure that the deadlines are met.
  4. Proposals delayed by the mail will be considered late and will not be accepted.
  5. Applications transmitted via fax will not be accepted.

If you have any questions, please contact Faye McCall at (601) 718-4668 or

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