Resource Details

Housing

State Shelter Subsidy Grant Program

​​The State Shelter Subsidy Grant Program (SSSG) provides up to 50% of an emergency shelter or voucher program's annual operating budget. These funds are available to programs with additional funding needs due to renovation/expansion of an existing shelter facility, the development of an existing building into a shelter facility, the expansion (or development) of shelter services or the inability of a shelter program to obtain adequate funding to continue an existing level of service. Estimates of the homeless population in Wisconsin range from 29,000 to 34,000. Please see the SSSG website: https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/LocalGovtsGrants/SSSGMainPage.aspx

Eligibility

An eligible applicant may be a county or municipal governing body or agency, a community action agency, or other private non-profit or for-profit organization. Only generic emergency facility or voucher programs are eligible. Individuals and families who are homeless are eligible for shelter and related services. Domestic Abuse and Runaway shelters are not eligible.

Top Benefits

  • These funds are available to programs with additional funding needs due to renovation/expansion of an existing shelter facility, the development of an existing building into a shelter facility, the expansion (or development) of shelter services or the inability of a shelter program to obtain adequate funding to continue an existing level of service.

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