Training and Technical Assistance

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​CDBG-PLNG & CDBG-PF Application Training:

Application Training for the CDBG Planning (CDBG-PLNG) and competitive CDBG Public Facilities (CDBG-PF) Programs is held each year and offers potential applicants guidance and instructions in writing grant applications.  Participating in the training session is not required to submit an application but is highly recommended for Units of General Local Government (UGLGs) and consultants interested in submitting a CDBG-PLNG and/or competitive CDBG-PF application.


The 2022 PF/PLNG Application Training date is to be determined.  Updates will be posted here.

The 2021 PF/PLNG Application Training was held on February 4, 2021.  The agenda, presentation slides and webinar recording are linked below.


Implementation Training:​

CDBG Implementation Training is for CDBG Grantees, including those with CLOSE, Coronavirus (CV), Disaster Recovery (DR), Economic Development (ED), Planning (PLNG), Public Facilities (PF), Public Facilities for Economic Development (PFED), and Special Project (SP) awards.  This training is mandatory for all new CDBG Grantees.

2021 Implementation Training

September 16, 2021
Training Part 1:  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Training Part 2:  1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Microsoft Teams Webinar

Registration Form*
*Registration is open and any individual may join the training without registering.  However, new Grantees (awarded October 7, 2020 or later) are required to complete the Registration Form to inform DEHCR of who will be representing the Grantee for the training.  A new Grantee must have at least one public employee or official from the municipality participate in the training. If the Grant Administrator for the Grantee's CDBG project is an external third-party, then at least one public employee or official from the municipality and the Grant Administrator must register and complete the training.  If the Grantee has any Subrecipient organization(s) associated with the grant award, then the Subrecipient organization(s) should also register and complete the training.

Both Training Part 1 and Training Part 2 are required for new Grantees.  Different topics will be covered in each session. 
Join the training sessions on a computer or mobile app.

Click here to join Training Part 1

Training Part 1 Audio Access Only*:

(608) 571-2209 Conference ID: 766 366 318#

Click here to join Training Part 2

Training Part 2 Audio Access Only*:

(608)-571-2209 Conference ID: 286 767 563#

*Trainees must have access to a media screen to view the training presentations.  Audio access is provided as a supplement only.

Training Agenda 

2021 Implementation Training Presentation Slides 

​Grant Administrator Training:

File Organization & Monitoring (Prep)

 Labor Standards Compliance Monitoring Training

Labor Standards Compliance Monitoring Training was provided via webinar on June 9, 2021.  Viewing this training recording is highly recommended for current grantee representatives (Grant Administrators and Labor Standards Compliance Officers (LSOs)) for CDBG projects involving construction activities subject to federal labor standards.  Training topics include: Contractor Certified Weekly Payroll Records, Employee Job Classifications, Federal Wage Rates Compliance, Fringe Benefits Compensation Compliance, Wage Deductions Compliance, Work Site Monitoring – Signage, and Employee Interviews.  

The Training Announcement with information about the training, and the Presentation Slides and Webinar recording are linked below: 

​ Labor Standards Compliance Monitoring Training Announcement ​

Labor Standards Compliance Monitoring Training Presentation Slides​ 

Labor Standards Compliance Monitoring Training Webinar​​