Important Dates

June 2, 2018 Grant Writing Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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February 12 -13, 2018 – IDA Southeast Urban District Forum

Join IDA and our local host partner Downtown West Palm Beach for the inaugural Southeast Urban District Forum. Visit West Palm Beach, Florida February 12-13, 2018 and learn about innovative mobility options; economic development strategies; and creative placemaking. Master Talk speakers will include: Victor Dover, Tony Garcia, Sam Gill, and more. Click here for more information and to register.

February 15 -17, 2018 – Blacks in Wax Famous Black American Exhibit

February 22, 2018 – Next Steps for Hurricane Irma Recovery and Reinvestment

 

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency are hosting a series of disaster recovery forums throughout Florida to better understand Hurricane Irma post-disaster community needs, including housing, small business, and community services

The first meeting will take place in Jacksonville on Thursday, February 22, 12 pm – 4:30 pm (Federal Reserve Jacksonville Branch, Jacksonville, FL). To register, please follow the corresponding link: http://www.cvent.com/d/jtqcq2.

March 18 – 21, 2018 – 2018 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

Save the date for the 2018 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference, the premier training and networking event for community development professionals, including CRA officers and staff from CDFIs, nonprofits and government agencies.Save the date for the 2018 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference, the premier training and networking event for community development professionals, including CRA officers and staff from CDFIs, nonprofits and government agencies. REGISTRATION OPENS FALL 2017

April 19, 2018 Creating the Future Today – Economic & Infrastructure Development Strategies

Designing for People, Place & Profit Human-Centered Planning & Maximizing Opportunities in an Era of Shrinking Funding
Integrative Planning – human-centered community planning – the nexus of social, economic, land use, transportation and health parametersThursday, April 19th
8 AM – 5 PM
Fort Myers, FL
Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Afternoon Snack
*Approved 6 AICP CEUs, Engineering PDHs Pending*
For more information, click here.

April 20, 2018 Grants and Other Resources Regional Workshop

With limited resources available to municipalities, securing funding for important projects is always a top-of-mind issue for Florida’s city officials and staff. What resources are available from state agencies? Are you using what’s accessible to local government? Participants will hear from top officials about available grants and agency resources. Ask questions about tips and seek advice from program administrators.The afternoon session will feature opportunities to meet directly with agency representatives, who will provide information about available grants and technical assistance. Each session will include time for questions and answers. 4-20-18 FLC Grants Workshop

April 25, 2018 Interagency CRA Listening Session, Ft. Lauderdale

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation are hosting a Listening Session in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on April 25, 2018. This event will allow bank regulators to hear from community-based organizations, governmental organizations and other stakeholders about the credit and community development needs in the Miami MSA, including Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties.

To learn more or to register, click here.

April 26, 2018 – 2018 $how Me the Money Grants Workshop.

We are seeking grant writers, planners, elected officials, and other county, municipal, and state department staff members who would benefit from learning how to better seek additional funding sources through grants. The workshop will take place Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the DeFuniak Springs Community Center located at 361 North 10th Street, DeFuniak Springs, Fla.

To register, click here.

May 10, 2018 – Clean, Green and Solar Workshop

The Florida Housing Coalition will be hosting a training, Clean, Green and Solar, on May 10, in Vero Beach.

This workshop will target rehabilitation administrators, nonprofits and contractors, to help them create opportunities for low- and moderate-income communities to access solar energy and other clean and green systems. Participants will learn how to integrate solar and energy technology, and clean, green practices into existing programs. Participants will learn how to access resources such as bulk rate solar, federal incentives, and utility programs. The workshop will feature a demonstration of sample projects from start to finish, including homeowner rehabilitation, new home construction, and accessibility modifications. Financing sources for solar and energy specific activities will also be covered.

Register here 

May 15-17, 2018 – Reclaiming Vacant Properties, Milwaukee Wisconsin

On May 15-17, 2018, an estimated 1,000 urban, suburban, and rural leaders will gather in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for the eighth Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference (RVP), the only national conference of its kind. Attendees will represent nonprofits, government, business, and community organizations, and many different professional disciplines, but they’ll share a commitment to strengthening their communities.

For more information, click here.

June 8-9, 2019 NCSE 2019 Annual Conference Sustainable Infrastructure & Resilience

Many of today’s most pressing challenges are emerging at the intersection of natural, built, cyber, and social infrastructure. NCSE 2019 will offer opportunities that integrate science, education, business, and policy as essential components of actionable solutions to advance resilience across all types of infrastructure.

At NCSE 2019, our team aims to:

• Spotlight innovations that range from curricula to finance mechanisms, research findings to policy solutions,
• Connect you to experts and leaders defining the future of sustainable infrastructure and resilience,
• Provide you with that latest science and policy,
• Highlight your work if you choose via opportunities to speak in sessions, present a poster or write a blog, and
• Leave you more informed and inspired then when you arrived.

In order to achieve this, we need to hear from you. We invite you to share your ideal NCSE conference experience in a quick survey. Don’t miss this opportunity to play a part in designing NCSE 2019. Individuals who take the survey will be entered into a drawing for one free conference registration.

December – Focus on the Community

Focus on Community is a day-and-a-half symposium for transportation planning and project development professionals who engage communities in the planning and making of plans and projects. The symposium supports planning, public involvement, sociocultural effects evaluations, community impact assessments, Title VI, environmental justice programs, and both metropolitan and non-metropolitan planning programs. The workshop is offered free of charge to participants. Focus on Community 2018 is currently planned to take place the second week of December 2018 in a hotel in the Orlando area.

For more information, click here.