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.


2023 Public Facilities (PF) & Planning (PLNG) Application Training:

The 2023 CDBG Public Facilities and Planning Application Training webinar was held on January 25, 2023.  The training agenda, presentations slides, and webinar recording are linked below.

2023 CDBG PF/PLNG Training Agenda

2023 CDBG-PF Application Changes: Eligibility, Match and Scoring

2023 CDBG PF/PLNG Application Training Presentation Webinar Recording 
​​​NOTICE:  Slides 68-69 have been revised since the original training held on 1/25/2023 to reflect corrections to the list of acceptable and unacceptable documentation for Match funds secured.

Implementation Training:​

2022 CDBG Implementation Training

The 2022 CDBG Implementation Training was held on Thursday, September 15, 2022 via a two-part webinar, with Part 1 held in the morning and Part 2 held in the afternoon.  Links to the training materials are provided below. 

2022 CDBG Implementation Training Agenda

​2022 CDBG Implementation Training presentation slides:

Part 1-AM Session

Part 2-PM Session  

 Part 1 and 2 - Printer friendly version

​2022 CDBG Implementation Training webinar recordings:

Part 1 – AM Session 

Part 2 – PM Session 


​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​​