CDBG Basics: Training for Practioners

  • October 29, 2019
  • October 31, 2019
  • Durham County Human Services Building

Training Venue Location:

Durham County Human Services Building

414 E. Main Street Durham, NC 27701 Course

Overview: The course will provide a basic, but comprehensive overview of the CDBG program. This course will provide a hands-on approach to learning the program through lecture and in-class exercises. Course participants will learn how to read the regulations, how to determine timeliness in spending CDBG funds, what activities are eligible under the program, how to document national objectives, and how to calculate Low-Mod Income (LMI) benefit. Participants will also learn important program definitions, the components of the Consolidated Plan and the Annual Action Plan, what’s covered under the administration and planning activities, and grantee responsibility for monitoring sub-recipients. Class participants will also learn the difference between a sub-recipient, contractor, and a Community-Based Development Organization (CBDO) and their roles, as outlined in the regulations. Class participants will learn important financial administration information related to program management and other federal cross-cutting regulations related to the program.
Course participants will receive a comprehensive training manual that includes the CDBG program regulations and other important notices and requirements. A course agenda and registration form is attached. In order to ensure a spot for you in this class, please register directly online at
There will be a course exam (which must be taken on site) on the final day of the course. The exam is not mandatory, however, it is an excellent barometer of one’s understanding of the program as a whole. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to those who pass the test with a score of 70 or better. In order to get the Certificate, you must take and pass the test. You may take the test in hard copy or online. If you take it online (laptop, tablet or smartphone) you will immediately receive your score and certificate by email.
Class schedule is from 9am - 4:30pm on the first and second days of class. Please arrive 15 minutes early on the first day of the training for registration purposes. Class will end on the 3rd day at approximately noon, and the exam (4 hour maximum) may be started immediately after class or after a brief lunch break. You may bring a lunch to the exam room. 

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North Carolina Community Development Association
P. O. Box 1851, Wilson, NC 27894

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