Meet key objectives of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Learn the technicalities of the CDBG program, how they affect you, and tools and strategies for implementing your program.
This video explains the timely expenditure and distribution requirements of the CDBG program and how timely expenditure of funds contributes to grantees' overall performance. Viewers will learn how the timeliness calculation works, with a particular focus on the components of the calculation and how program income factors into it, and how to apply the calculation in managing CDBG grant funds. It also describes common challenges grantees face in adhering to the CDBG timeliness requirements, what triggers HUD's compliance process and the consequences for untimeliness. The video concludes with best practices for proactively managing CDBG grant funds to avoid being untimely.
This introductory overview of CDBG national objectives and activities orients participants to key aspects of the CDBG program. Through discussion and examples, this video describes CDBG national objectives and eligible activities.
This white board presentation explains the federal process for making CDBG funds available to grantees. By the end, you will understand the formula and data used to determine specific grantee allocations, and what variables affect the amount each grantee receives.
This video helps urban counties understand the re-qualification process for urban counties. The video also provides information for communities seeking to qualify as an urban county for the first time.
Program income opportunities enable CDBG grantees to extend and leverage their CDBG funds. After watching this white board video, viewers will be able to define program income, identify its benefits, describe activities that can generate it, and understand how to plan and manage it.