Community Development Academy

Due to COVID-19 precautions and travel restrictions, this course will be held in an online format using Zoom. See Schedule below. Community development practitioners will benefit from this intensive 13 day on-line course, which is designed for community development practitioners and covers the concepts, methods, and strategies of community economic development. The course provides community development practitioners with significant perspective and practical skills                                                                              surrounding community development in North Carolina.

Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply toward tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are four deadlines to submit applications:

  • March 1 (for courses starting between April 1 and June 30)
  • June 1 (for courses starting between July 1 and September 30)
  • September 1 (for courses starting between October 1 and December 31)
  • December 1 (for courses starting between January 1 and March 31)

Additional information

 Class Schedule:

Tuesday    February 2,    9:00am     12:15PM
Tuesday February 9, 9:00am  12:15PM
Tuesday February 16, 9:00am  12:15PM
Tuesday February 23, 9:00am  12:15PM
          
Tuesday March 2, 9:00am  12:15PM
Tuesday March 9, 9:00am  12:15PM
Tuesday March 16, 9:00am  12:15PM
Tuesday March 23, 9:00am  12:15PM
Tuesday March 30, 9:00am  12:15PM
          
Tuesday April 6, 9:00am  12:15PM
Tuesday April 13, 9:00am  12:15PM
Tuesday April 20, 9:00am  12:15PM
Tuesday April    27, 9:00am  12:15PM

 

Registration Fee: $872.00

Topics include:

  • community development finance
  • affordable housing strategies and tools
  • role of economic development
  • CDBG and related grant programs
  • environmental finance
  • visioning and citizen participation
  • tools for group decision-making
  • purchasing and contracting
  • measuring success
  • grants management

Required Attendance Policy

 AICP credit

This course is eligible for a total of 37. AICP credit hours.  IF you require AICP credit please use this event ID #9210675 and evaluate the class.

 
The training enables each participant to receive a Certificate of completion, awarded by the School of Government. In order to receive a certificate, participants must attend the entire training course and successfully complete an open-book exam.
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599, NC
    February 2 - April 27, 2021
    400 South Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599, NC 27599
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    Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply toward tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are four deadlines to submit applications:

    • March 1 (for courses starting between April 1 and June 30)
    • June 1 (for courses starting between July 1 and September 30)
    • September 1 (for courses starting between October 1 and December 31)
    • December 1 (for courses starting between January 1 and March 31)
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before January 25, 2021 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after January 26, 2021, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.
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    $872.00
    Registration and payment for this course grants access for a single attendee. In order to register a group of attendees, please register each person individually. If you have questions, please contact our registration office at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.

We are now utilizing Sakai for all class materials. Sakai is an online site accessible to registrants only. You will receive instructions on how to use Sakai. Practice sessions will be available.

2021 CDA Agenda (pdf, 280 KB)
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar, Registration and Client Services Group
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Carla Stowe

Program Manager, Local and State Government Group
919.843.8176
Tyler Mulligan
Robert W. Bradshaw Jr. Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Government, and Director, Development Finance Initiative