Mark your calendar to attend the virtual DHCD Grant Management Workshop, Back to Basics: Building a New Foundation, on Jan. 26-28. The four-day event will cover fundamental components of grant management, rehab specialist training and housing to include homebuyer and tenant education. Additionally, there will be sessions dedicated to reviewing the regulations for DHCD programs, including CDBG, IPR, Lead, ARC, SBRA, BDR and ARS.
This year the workshop is virtual and will be offered at no cost to the participants. Each day will present one track so that participants can choose sessions and days to attend. The sessions are divided into three suggested tracks: beginner grant management, advanced grant management, and rehabilitation and housing.
DHCD expects that all recently approved CDBG, ARC, SBRA, ARS and IPR applicants attend the Grants Management Workshop. If your locality has a CDBG Planning Grant, or is planning to apply for a CDBG project any time during 2021-22, you will benefit from the workshop. In addition, organizations planning to apply for the next round of ARS should plan to attend. The following are members of your team that should attend include project managers, program managers, fiscal staff, grant managers , grant administrators, rehab administrators, rehab specialists and construction managers.