CDBG-Public Facilities (PF) & Planning (PLNG) Application Training
Application Training for the CDBG Planning (CDBG-PLNG) Program and competitive CDBG Public Facilities (CDBG-PF) Program 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 2024 CDBG-PF & CDBG-PLNG Application Training was held via webinar on January 24, 2024. The training materials are linked below for reference.
Also refer to the CDBG-PF Program and CDBG-PLNG Program websites for guidance and application materials.
2024 CDBG-PF/CDBG-PLNG Training Agenda
2024 CDBG-PF/CDBG-PLNG Application Training Presentation Slides
2024 CDBG-PF/CDBG-PLNG Application Training Presentation Webinar Recording
CDBG Implementation Training
Implementation Training is held each year for grantees awarded CDBG funds and their grant administrators. It is designed to provide guidance on implementing the project for which the CDBG award was made, including the applicable policies, regulations, processes, procedures, and reporting requirements.
The 2023 CDBG Implementation Training was held on September 14, 2023 via webinar. The training materials are linked below for reference.
Also refer to the CDBG Implementation Handbook for guidance.
2023 CDBG Implementation Training Agenda
2023 CDBG Implementation Training presentation slides (revised)
2023 CDBG Implementation Training webinar recordings (pending)
Environmental Review Training
An Environmental Review must be completed for all CDBG projects. An Environmental Review Training was held via webinar on January 25, 2024. The training materials are linked below for reference.
Environmental Review Training Presentation Slides
Environmental Review Training Presentation Webinar Recording
Also refer to Chapter 4: Environmental Review on the CDBG Implementation Handbook website for guidance.
Grant Administrator Training
File Organization & Monitoring (Prep)
Also refer to Chapter 2: Administrative Requirements on the CDBG Implementation Handbook website for guidance.
Labor Standards Trainings
Labor Standards Compliance Monitoring Training was held via webinar on June 9, 2021. This training is relevant 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, and Employee Interviews. The training materials are linked below for reference:
Labor Standards Compliance Monitoring Training Announcement
Labor Standards Compliance Monitoring Training Presentation Slides
Labor Standards Compliance Monitoring Training Webinar Recording
U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) Davis-Bacon/Prevailing Wage Training Resources
Also refer to Chapter 7: Labor Standards on the CDBG Implementation Handbook website for guidance.