CALL 1-800-366-9358 ASAP to reserve a room!
SAVE THE DATE! Annual Meeting & Rural Housing Summit – Sept. 9-12 ~ Hilton Knoxville
- Funding Opportunities
- Partner Updates
- Upcoming Events
- Job Postings
- Of Interest!
Just Transition Fund 2019 Rapid Response Fund – accepting proposals immediately, continuing on a rolling
basis until November 1,
2019. To apply: Contact Mandy
Bridenhagen and send a brief, one-paragraph
summary describing what you seek funding for and why. If invited to submit a proposal, we
will send your organization a link to a short application form.
HUD – Round 3 YHDP NOFA:Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program is now available. Designed to address systemic responses to youth homelessness and significantly reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness in up to 25 participating communities (8 of which will be rural). Deadline: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:59:59 PM EDT
202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Grant Program – Application Deadline Aug. 28
USDA-RD will begin accepting the first round of applications for the Rural e-Connectivity Pilot Program (ReConnect Program) on April 23, 2019, through reconnect.usda.gov.
- May 31, 2019, for grants;
- June 21, 2019, for loan/grant combinations; and
- July 12, 2019, for low-interest loans.
Applicants can request technical assistance from USDA by filling out the contact form at https://www.usda.gov/reconnect/contact-us
Tues., April 23, 1:00 pm ET – NWA Interactive Webinar: Avoiding Foreclosure (HO006WT) faculty-led webinar training to help refresh your knowledge and skills in avoiding foreclosure. 90 Minutes – 1.5 hrs. Continuing Ed. $79 registration fee, log into your NTI Profile to register.
Thur. April 25 – WVHDF’s 2019 Green Building Training for Residential Housing. At the Fund’s office in Charleston, WV. Please use the Registration Form which is a fillable PDF for each attendee. The registration fee is $100 per person. Payment may be made in the form of cash, check, or money order, and is due with your registration form. (No credit or debit cards.)
Fri., April 26 – WVHDF 2019 Fair Housing and Americans with Disabilities Training. At the Fund’s office in Charleston, WV. Registration fee – $50 per person. Payment may be made in the form of cash, check, or money order, and is due with your registration form. (No credit or debit cards.) Fillable Registration Form
Low Cost/FreeNonprofit Leadership Center Training: Allstate Foundation in cooperation with the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.
NeighborWorks America NTI – The last NTI of the year: New Orleans, LA Aug 19-23 (expect registration information before the end of April!)
Housing Program information HERE
Public Hearings for the FY 2019 Annual Action Plan:
Thur., April 25, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. ~ Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority Main Office, 103 12th Street, Multi-Purpose Room, Fairmont, WV 26554
If you’re unable to attend a Public Hearing and desire to submit a written comment, please email written comments concerning HOME and HTF to: firstname.lastname@example.org
USDA: Improvements to Online Tool Single Family Housing (SFH) Direct Eligibility Assessment tool found on the USDA Income and Property Eligibility Site.
Announcement on Recovery Housing in Rural Communities
Blog: Trends in Home Repair Volunteer Numbers & Recruitment Ideas, a comparison of 20 organizations and tips for increasing volunteer numbers.
Mon. May 20 – 11am – Member Connection Call NEW PHONE# 712-770-4886 same access code as before: 429695#
Sept. 9-13 – Annual Meeting & Rural Housing Summit ~ Hilton Knoxville
Sept. 18-20 – WV Housing Conference – Charleston
JOB POSTINGS – Fahe, Member and Partner job postings HERE
Are you interested in Rural Prosperity through the Arts and Creative Sector? Check out this report and resources:A Rural Action Guide for Governors and States
Questions or to express interest in Fahe Strategic Programs? Please email Tyler Johnson
Resources from Previous Webinars/Spring/Annual Meetings can be found HERE
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