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

Older adult malnutrition food insecurity: Videos and resources

Friday, April 19, 2024

The Commonwealth Council on Aging has developed five microlearning videos on older adult malnutrition and food insecurity and the services/programs that can help address those issues...

U.S. Department of Energy-Funded Electric Vehicle Readiness Program Launches Across United States

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and partners are excited to launch Charging Smart, a new designation program that awards communities for electric vehicle (EV) readiness  with a special focus on EV charging...

2024 National Stormwater Policy Forum: Hybrid event happening April 8

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

The event provides an opportunity for WEF, NMSA, NLC and NACo members and others to learn about current policy issues driving the stormwater sector today...

Broadband Together May 16-17, 2024 - Registration now open!

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Connect with industry experts, learn from communities who are leading the way and work together to bridge the digital divide and leverage broadband opportunities for all of Virginia...

Volunteer for the Virginia Fire Services Board

Friday, January 19, 2024

The Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security has asked for VML’s recommendations for the Virginia Fire Services Board by the end of February 2024...

VOF opens $1.875 million grant round for open-space projects

Friday, January 19, 2024

The Virginia Outdoors Foundation (VOF) has announced its latest grant round for open space projects in Virginia’s communities...

Grant funding available for statewide wellness campaign

Monday, January 8, 2024

The sponsorship provides $350,000 in grant funding to communities and schools in the state of Virginia for 2024...

Opioid Abatement Authority Announces more than $470,000 in Awards

Friday, December 8, 2023

Grants to support opioid abatement planning and services for ten localities...

Leadership Training with ICMA - Program Updates and Opportunities for 2024

Friday, December 8, 2023

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) is the leading organization of local government professionals dedicated to creating and sustaining thriving communities throughout the world.

Coastal Resilience Master Plan survey for local governments now available

Friday, December 8, 2023

Responses are due no later than December 22, 2023...

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