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

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...

Virginia Women's Municipal Leadership Institute - 2024 applications now available

Friday, December 8, 2023

Slots are limited; apply no later than January 3, 2024...

VDSS Local Base Budget Allocations DRAFT Formula - Presentation 1

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Slides from the November 28, 2023 webinar now available.

2023 National League of Cities City Summit - Nov. 16-18, 2023

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Plan to join NLC in Atlanta for City Summit, the most dynamic conference for municipal staff and officials...

FREE Technical Assistance Opportunity for Municipalities from National League of Cities

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Application deadline is Friday, September 29....

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...