HUD sponsored

CDBG CARES Act Webinar Series: National Objectives


November 16, 2020 | 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST



The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) makes $5 billion in Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) response funds available to CDBG grantees. The CDBG-CV Federal Register Notice (FR-6218-N-01) was released on August 7, 2020. The notice describes the allocations and grant procedures applicable to the CDBG-CV grants. It also describes the program flexibilities, waivers, and alternative requirements that apply to the CDBG-CV grants as well as the fiscal year 2019 and 2020 CDBG grants.

This webinar provided an overview of CDBG national objectives and alternative requirements and flexibilities granted in the CDBG-CV Federal Register Notice for national objectives.

This webinar is part of the CDBG CARES Act Webinar Series which provides CDBG-CV grantees and subrecipients with important information on how these funds can be used to help communities prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. View other trainings in the CDBG CARES Act Webinar Series.

Training Objectives

CDBG-CV grantees increased their understanding of:

  • CDBG national objectives
  • National objective alternative requirements and flexibilities granted in the CDBG-CV Federal Register Notice
  • Considerations for grantees in choosing the most appropriate national objective

Who Should Attend?

This webinar was primarily intended for CDBG-CV grantees and subrecipients.

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Hosted By:

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

For more information, please contact:

CDBG CARES Act Registrar | trainings@hudexchange.info

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