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Reminder: Register Today: CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT Grantee-Led Sessions - March 30 - April 1, 2021

The Disaster Recovery and Special Issues Division (DRSI) is hosting a series of grantee-led virtual training sessions for Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) and Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) grantees. DRSI has identified a diverse group of grantees from across the country who will provide brief presentations on their experiences as well as insights across a variety of hot topic issues. A large portion of each session will be set aside for question and answer segments between grantees. Register today!

These nine grantee-led sessions are the first component of a comprehensive 2021 CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT Virtual Training Series being hosted by DRSI.

Training Objectives

Participants will:

  • Learn from experienced program administrators from across the country about best practices and effective solutions to challenges
  • Gain an understanding of useful approaches and strategies which can inform implementation of their own CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT programs

Who Should Attend?

These grantee-led sessions are intended for all CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT grantees. As space permits, partners such as subrecipients and developers may also attend.

A recording of each session will be posted at a later date.

Schedule of Sessions

Day 1: March 30, 2021

Time Session
1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT Planning and Implementing Buyouts:
Pre- and Post-Disaster
2:30 - 3:30 PM EDT Managing and Improving Performance of
Subrecipients/Subgrantees
4:00 - 5:00 PM EDT Cross-Agency Coordination for Mitigation Needs
Assessment and CDBG-MIT Action Plan Development

Day 2: March 31, 2021

Time Session
1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT Challenges and Opportunities when Developing
an Affordable Housing Program
2:30 - 3:30 PM EDT How to Run a CDBG-DR Program under $50 million
4:00 - 5:00 PM EDT Information System Evolution:
Key Elements Added Over Time

Day 3: April 1, 2021

Time Session
1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT Public Communications Corner:
Addressing Disaster Recovery Timelines
2:30 - 3:30 PM EDT Creating Effective Request for Proposals (RFPs)/
Request for Quotations (RFQs): Procurement Pro Tips!
4:00 - 5:00 PM EDT Overcoming the Biggest Challenges with FEMA Match

Registration

Training Dates Registration
CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT
Grantee-Led Sessions
March 30 - April 1, 2021 Register Now

Registering will automatically register participants for all sessions. Participants do not have to attend all nine sessions and can participate in sessions that are of interest to them.

You must have a HUD Exchange account to register. Follow these instructions for registering.

Training Point of Contact

CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT Grantee-Led Sessions Registrar | trainings@hudexchange.info


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