This course provides an overview of Consolidated Planning for CDBG grantees and HOME participating jurisdictions. It covers the Citizen Participation Plan, the public input consultation requirements, and the preparation of the plan. It will also touch on how to address equity and inclusion in the process. Most importantly, it helps communities understand their responsibilities regarding the use of federal funds. This course is appropriate for anyone who works on preparing the Consolidated/Annual Plans, or who works with CDBG or HOME funding.

Group Discount - You are also encouraged to invite the future leaders on your staff to participate in this great training experience too! NCDA's courses provide early-career professionals and emerging leaders with the tools they need to build their skills. As an added bonus, register yourself and at least four of your colleagues together on this form for a 15% discount off your registration fees. The discount will automatically be taken on registrations on this form of 5 or more people.

  • General Registration - $150
    Registration after 7/27/21 - $200 (credit card only)

  • General Registration - $250
    Registration after 7/27/21 - $300 (credit card only)

If you don't know your city/county/insular area's membership status, please contact to confirm membership.


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TRAINING AGENDA (coming soon)

This course is eligible for 6 AICP Currency Maintenance (CM) credits. If you will be requesting AICP Currency Maintenance Credits, click here for the AICP listing for this course. To learn how to log your CM credits with APA, click here.



Note that there is no longer a convenience fee for credit card transactions.

Registrations after July 27, 2021 must be paid with a credit card.


If you need to download a copy of NCDA's W-9 form, click here.

Note that if you register 5 or more staff members in the same transaction, you are eligible for a 15% discount on the total cost of registration!

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