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

Final call for free May 28 webinar registration - Tools for Climate and Hazard Mitigation Planning

Thursday, May 23, 2024

The Spring 2024 Resiliency Academy continues with a presentation on Tools for Climate and Hazard Mitigation Planning...

First of Virginia Opioid Abatement Authority’s 2024 workshops to be held June 11 in Hampton

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

This in-person workshop for city and county officials addresses topic of opioid abatement and how to apply for grants...

EPA Mid-Atlantic Summit Toolkit: Registration is open for May 16 event

Thursday, April 25, 2024

The summit is a free one-day virtual annual event geared toward addressing environmental health topics relevant to the Mid-Atlantic Region....

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...

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