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CDBG Accredited Grant Administrators administer grants funded by the federal Community Development Block Grant program, which is part of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on behalf of cities, towns, and counties. The Grant Administrator serves as the liaison between the funded community and the Office of Community and Rural Affairs and is an expert on the CDBG grant process and federal guidelines.
The CDBG 101 Basic Course is the first step to becoming a CDBG Accredited Grant Administrator. City, town, and county elected officials and others interested in learning more about CDBG are also welcome when this course is offered.
The Office of Community and Rural Affairs will host the following continuing education courses for accredited grant administrators in 2015. All courses are held at Indiana Government Center South Conference Center, IGCS. The 8 credit hour courses are from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm with registration beginning at 8:30 am. The 4 credit hour courses on How to Conduct an Income Survey are from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm with registration beginning at 1:00 pm. Successful completion of CDBG 101 is a prerequisite for ALL Continuing Education courses.
Financial Management/Contract Development/Modifications Training
Civil Rights Training
Environmental Review Training
Labor Standards Training
Uniform Relocation Assistance (URA) Training
How to Conduct an Income Survey (This class runs 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm.)
Please complete this Registration Form for payment by check. Make your check payable to the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs for total of all courses. Mail your check and form to:
Lt. Governor's Business Office
c/o Corrie Scott
One North Capitol, Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Register by Credit Card here. (NOTE of correction: The actual class times for "How to Conduct an Income Survey" courses on 5/28/2015, 7/8/2015, and 8/18/2015 are 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm with registration beginning at 1:00 pm.)
OCRA is pleased to announce it will host a series of regional trainings across the state designed to equip local elected officials with information to effectively carry out the responsibilities of a CDBG award. The training will provide an overview of federal and state statutory and regulatory requirements that are required for successful implementation and completion of CDBG projects. All trainings will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Watch this page for the dates, locations, and registration information!
Please be advised that this training workshop is for local elected officials only. Those eligible include: mayors, town or county council members, clerk-treasurers, commissioners, auditors, and township trustees. The workshop is specifically designed for elected officials and will not be relevant for others. Please do not register for this course if you are not a local elected official. Other local government employees will be approved at OCRA’s discretion. Local elected officials play a vital role in the administration of a CDBG grant.