Infrastructure Plan Offers $213 Billion ‘Sweeping Investment’ in Affordable Housing
By Andrea Noble / Route Fifty

Estimated Local Allocations in the American Rescue Plan
$65 Billion of Direct and Flexible Aid to America’s Cities, Towns and Villages
Source: National League of Cities

Statement by HUD Secretary Fudge on the President’s FY22 Discretionary Funding Request
FY22 Discretionary Request Provides a Total of $68.7 Billion for HUD, an increase of $9B Over the 2021 Enacted Level. Source: HUD

Public Libraries Can Tap into Eligible Funds Worth Billions
The American Rescue Plan includes significant federal dollars that can support library programs and services that play a larger role in recovery than is generally understood. 

How Local Governments Can Combat the Affordable Housing Crisis
By John Sullivan / Commentary for  American City & County

HUD Commemorates National Fair Housing Month 2021
The Fair Housing Act protects individuals against housing discrimination.
Source: HUD


Smart Cities Connect Opens With Calls for Digital Equity
Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo opened with a panel discussion around digital equity and the need for all communities to expand access to broadband as they emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.By Skip Descant / GovTech

Black, Latinx Families Bear the Energy Burden in Milwaukee, Study Finds
By Kari Lydersen / Energy News Network

New Report on How Love Your Block Leads to Healthier Cities
Source: Engaging Local Government Leaders


ZoomGrants Named 2020 Company of the Year by Technology Headlines.
As the cover story for Technology Headlines they viewed ZoomGrants as a “Role Model for the Industry”
Source: Technology Headlines
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Salt Lake Urban County Family Support Center, Crisis and Support Services
CDBG Public Service Project at Work 
Source: NACCED – CDBG Success Stories

2 CFR Part 200 Uniform Administrative Requirements Virtual Training
Next Week: April 21-22
Learning Objectives
This training will review emerging issues, best practices, lessons learned, and implementation strategies for the full implementation of 2 CFR Part 200 Uniform Administrative Requirements.
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iLearn Live Update
iLearn Live is a 1-day, mid-year, mini-conference on
May 6, 2021 brought to you by GPA. Join thought leaders from the grants industry in four interactive, online sessions: federal grants; diversity, equity and inclusion; sustainable development goals; and healthy coping skills. After the four conference sessions stay for iNetwork, a participant networking session.
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The Merge and Migration of and
On May 19, 2021 join the General Services Administration for a presentation about the merge of and,

NGMA 2021 GMBoK Training May 25-26
The Grants Management Body of Knowledge Training will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the full grants lifecycle from solicitation and evaluation of applications to closeout and audit.
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