CPD Funding Matrix and Dashboard Reports Posted
The CPD Funding and Dashboard Reports, as of March 1, 2021, have been posted to the HUD Exchange. Reports detail the size of each grant received over the past several years, as well as the total amount of funds currently available to be spent on affordable housing and community and economic development activities.
Source: HUD Exchange

Task Force Seeks Equitable Development through Strong Community Engagement
Source: Urban Land Magazine

HUD Awards $5.5 Billion in Grants to Local Communities
Funding directed to CDBG, HOME, HOPWA, ESG and RHP 
Source: HUD

National League of Cities Applauds House Passage of Critical Aid to Local Gov
Local leaders of America’s 19,000 cities, towns, and villages have been asking for federal help. Source; NLC

How Can Cities Build Community Media Center Partnerships?
Source: Engaging Local Government Leaders

HUD Awards $2.7 Billion to Improve, Preserve Nations Public Housing
Source: HUD

Still, We Rise: Youth Advocacy Engagement at the Congressional City Conference
Source: CitiesSpeak Blog/NLC

American City & County’s 2020 Crown Communities Awards
Source: American City & County


Wicker, Stabenow, Colleagues Introduce LOCAL Infrastructure Act
Source: Y’all Politics

To Improve Urban Mobility, Ensure Coordinated Transportation
A new report by the Transportation Research Board points toward more seamless and coordinated connections among all forms of shared mobility Source:

Baltimore Will Distribute Recycling Carts to Residents to Encourage Recycling
By Jason Axelrod / American City & County

Poorly Timed Traffic Signals are an Even Bigger Time Waster than Previously Thought, Report Finds
By Ryan Johnston / StateScoop

An Initiative to Improve Street Safety through Public Art
The program, is accepting applications for its second round of grants, provides up to $25,000 for projects in U.S. cities that use art and design “to improve street safety, revitalize public spaces, and engage residents. By Kate Elizabeth Queram / RouteFifty

Virginia’s Giant Wind Farm Will Need Lots of Technicians


International Grant Professionals Day (#IGPD) 
March 12, 2021
Every day, grant professionals work diligently, often behind the scenes, to seek grant opportunities, administer projects and implement important programs that benefit many aspects of society such as children, youth, elderly, the disadvantaged, the environment, the arts, education, libraries, hospitals, etc.
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National Community Development Association (NCDA)
Coming… National Community Development Association (NCDA)‘s National Community Development Week.
April 5-9, 2021
Time for communities across the country to showcase CDBG, HOME, and other HUD federally-funded grant programs and address homelessness, housing and community development issues at the local level. #CDWeek2021
Learn More About NCDA

National Grant Management Association Virtual 2021 Annual Grants Training
April 6 – April 8, 2021
Agenda, Information, & Registration
Breakout Session Descriptions
NGMA provides comprehensive full lifecycle grants management training, professional certification, continuing professional education, tools and resources, and a forum for networking with grants industry professionals. NGMA serves all levels of government (federal, state, local, tribal), nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, and affiliated private sector organizations.
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National Association for County Community and Economic Development
NACCED provides information, training and representation to counties receiving direct assistance from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Community Planning and Development (CPD) programs, including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs.
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Engaging Local Government Leaders
We engage the brightest minds in local government.
ELGL has over 4800 members from all 50 states plus Canada, UK, Israel, and Australia.
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