Community Development Academy

Community development practitioners will benefit from this intensive 6-day 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

 

6 days total: 2 three day sessions March 16-18, and April 13-15, 2021

Registration Fee: $870.00

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 32.75 AICP credit hours.  IF you require AICP credit please use these event ID's and evaluate the class:

CDA Session 1 (March):

CDA Session 2 (April):

 

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
    March 16 - 18, 2021
    April 13 - 15, 2021
    400 South Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599, NC 27599
    View Scholarship Information

    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 March 08, 2021 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after March 09, 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.
    View Additional Information

    For planning purposes,

    Last years Agenda is on the Materials Tab and the tuition was $850.00

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    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.
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