Treasury to Begin Distribution of $350 Billion for State, Local Governments
By  Andrea Noble / Route Fifty

A $4.5B Pool of Economic Recovery Funds States, Localities Can Tap Into
Congress have pumped more than $4 billion dollars the way of the federal grant-makers, money that is destined for grant recipients that include state and local governments.
By Bill Lucia / Route Fifty

HUD to Increase Access to Opportunity for 10,000 Families through New $50M Housing Mobility Demonstration
Source: HUD

Counties Support Post-Secondary Education and Workforce Opportunities for Residents
Source: NACo

States, Cities Begin to Order Workers Back to the Office
By  Andrea Noble / Route Fifty

Lessons From the Pandemic for Government Leaders at Every Level
COVID-19 laid bare both the shortcomings and virtues of federalism. By Donald F. Kettl /

Only 3% of City Websites Meet Industry Standards
By Ryan Johnston / StateScoop

Is Congress Ready to Invest in Regional Economies?
By Alan Greenblatt /



2021 Best Places to Work in Local Government Award
Nominations are still being accepted for the 2021 Best Local Government Workplaces Award! Source: Engaging Local Government Leaders

Nine Problems-Solving Skills Essential for Grants Professionals
Complex problems and multifaceted grant proposals require authentic partnerships with various stakeholders. As grant professionals, how do we bring people together to solve complicated problems?
Source: GPA
Written by Jillain Veil-Ehnert
Learn More About The Grant Professionals Association

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.

National Community Development Association 52nd Annual Conference
Online – June 16-18, 2021
National Community Development Association (NCDA) is a nonpartisan national nonprofit organization comprised of more than 400 local governments across the country that administer federally-supported community development, economic development, and affordable housing programs.
NCDA Conference Draft Agenda

HOME Written Agreements, CDBG Subrecipient Agreements, and Service Contracts Training
The Cloudburst Group
Online – June 23-24, 2021
1pm – 3pm ET
The Cloudburst HOME Written Agreements, CDBG Subrecipient Agreements, and Service Contracts Training demonstrates how grantees can develop and apply effective written agreements throughout their HOME and CDBG programs.
Learn More About NACCED
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Ohio Conference of Community Development (OCCD)
2021 Summer Meeting

July 28 – 29, 2021