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Check back often for the latest state and national events, resources, and opportunities of interest to Virginia’s local governments.

Coastal Habitat Restoration and Resilience Grants for Underserved Communities

Thursday, September 21, 2023

$45 million in funding is available under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act...

Habitat Restoration and Coastal Resilience Grants

Thursday, September 21, 2023

$240 million in funding is available for transformational habitat restoration and coastal resilience projects...

VDOT Grant Opportunity for Localities with Smaller Populations

Thursday, September 21, 2023

VDOT is providing a second round of Ready, Set, Go!, a grant program that supports our local partners with smaller populations...

Free Event: Paradigm Shifts in Interest Rates, Inflation & Markets

Free Event: Paradigm Shifts in Interest Rates, Inflation & Markets

Hosted Sept. 22 by VML/VACo Finance exclusively for Virginia local government officials...

Monday, September 11, 2023

Virginia Institute of Government: Local Government Equity Clinic coming this fall

The virtual program will run every other Friday from Sept. 29 to Dec. 15...

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Webinar Sept. 29: How Virginia Makes Positive Impacts on Affordable Housing for Aging in Place

Virginia state and housing leaders are finding success with informing plans and raising funds to benefit aging in place for their older population...

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Development Ready Workshop Series October 23-25, 2023

Virginia DHCD is pleased to bring Joe Borgstrom of Place & Main Advisors to Virginia for Development-Ready Communities Workshops...

Monday, August 21, 2023

Virginia Main Street Regional Rev Up: "Switch to Six" Preservation-Based Economic Development September 11, 13, and 14

Join us for an immersive half-day workshop that digs deep into Main Street America’s fifth accreditation standard- Preservation-Based Economic Development...

Monday, August 21, 2023

Webinar August 23: Housing Impacts on Aging in Place

How can governments address immediate housing needs while also planning for the future?

Friday, August 18, 2023

Industrial Revitalization Fund (IRF) Webinar | August 30 | 10AM

Monday, August 14, 2023

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is excited to announce the next round of Industrial Revitalization Fund (IRF) funding for FY24...