Helping to Fund the Path to Independance


THE HOMELESS ASSISTANCE FUND, INC. (HAFI) is a private, independent foundation that funds the removal of barriers that prevent homeless individuals and families from accessing permanent housing. HAFI makes grants to homeless service providers who offer programs and projects that help homeless individuals and families become self-sufficient, with the focus of moving their clients into permanent housing.


HAFI’s FY2020 Request for Proposals (RFP) is now available, outlining funding opportunities for two-year grants beginning July 1, 2019. Click below to view our FY20 RFP. The application deadline is Friday, March 1, 2019 by 5:00 p.m., applications should be submitted via email.

Applicants who would like additional information are invited to attend the optional Applicant Information session on Friday, January 25 from 10:00 – 11:30 at The Division of Housing and Community Development (1234 Market St., Suite 1700).

RSVP to janet@hafi-phila.org

Download the FY2020 Funding Application



Read About Our Unique History


Beginning in 1995, the Homeless Program Committee of the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition began to explore how redevelopment plans for the Philadelphia Naval Base could help the homeless.

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Homeless Assistance Fund, Inc. · PO Box 40787 · Philadelphia, PA 19107 · 267-297-7661

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