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

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...

Virginia Mortgage Relief Program offers housing stability for Virginia homeowners

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Virginia Housing’s Virginia Mortgage Relief Program, or VMRP, is providing assistance to eligible homeowners experiencing delinquency due to a financial hardship resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic...

Upcoming grant opportunity: State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP)

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

The new Virginia Cybersecurity Plan, which was approved on Monday, July 31 as a requirement of the SLCGP will soon be developing grant priorities and application criteria... 

HUD Announces New PRO Housing Program, Webinars in August

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Last week, HUD released a preview to its notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for the Pathways to Removing Obstacles to Housing (PRO Housing) competitive grant program...

Grant Writing Training in Portsmouth, VA - September 21-22, 2023

Friday, July 28, 2023

Virginia Municipal League members and their staff will receive a $30 discount with the code "ASSN"...

The link to the 2023 Cash Proffer Survey is live

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Section 15.2-2303.2 of the Code of Virginia requires the Virginia Commission on Local Government to annually survey the acceptance and use of cash proffers by eligible localities...

Virginia Housing’s “Community Impact Sessions” coming to a locality near you this summer!

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Interactive sessions offered in Martinsville, Wytheville, Weyers Cave, Norfolk, Woodbridge and Richmond...

PSAP Grant Program for Staffing Recognition application period runs until August 15

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

The FY24 PSAP Grant Program for Staffing Recognition application period is open from July 1 to August 15, 2023...

Climate resilience funding for coastal communities

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a new round of funding for climate resilience from the Inflation Reduction Act...