NCDA 2020 Virtual Annual Conference
June 24-26
The National Community Development Association brings this timely virtual conference to help community development professionals across the country enhance their skills to enrich the lives of the citizens they represent.
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2020 Diversity Dashboard Outreach Tools: You Can Help
Source: Engaging Local Government Leaders

National League of Cities COVID19 Safely Reopening Municipalities Facilities Toolkit
Cities, towns and villages have led from the front in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Source NLC

The Pandemic Is Spurring Adoption of Emerging Technologies
By Katie Malague – Government Executive

Budget Cuts Ahead, D.C. to Merge Connectivity, ‘Smart City’ Programs
Proposed #TechTogether Partnership could have a significant impact on the lives of DC citizens.

Counties Turn to Apps, Alert Systems in Pandemic


The Connected Future of Smart Cities Starts with Smart Buildings
Source: American City and County

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Over $3 Million for Roadway Safety Tools
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced nearly $3.3 million in cooperative funding agreements through the Safety Data Initiative to state, local, and tribal governments to develop and deploy innovative data tools and information to improve roadway safety.
Source:U.S. DOT

New Mapping Tool for Managing Debris Expands Nationwide
Source: EPA

Lyft Pledges Shift to 100% Electric Vehicles by 2030
Source: Green Tech Media

In New England, Declining Car Sales Prompt Call for Electric Bike Rebates
Source: Energy News Network

Investing in the Heartland: Working Together to Protect Public Health and the Environment
Source: U.S. EPA


The Psychology of a Meeting
Have any of you experienced a growth in the number of meetings while working from home in the past several weeks? Source: Grant Professionals Association

National Community Development Association
National Community Development Association (NCDA) is a bi-partisan national nonprofit organization comprised of more than 400 local governments across the country that administer federally-supported community development, economic development, and affordable housing programs, including programs of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) programs. Since 1969, NCDA has been at the forefront in securing effective and responsive housing and community development programs for local governments. The Association provides timely, direct information and training to its members on federal housing and community development programs.
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“In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, our ZoomGrants team has been all hands on deck to assure every grant administrator is supplied the tools to perform their important daily activities.” Geoff Hamilton, ZoomGrants Founder & CEO
If you are an organization expediting CARES ACT grants, ZoomGrants has dozens of examples of some of those grant applications which have already been launched: If you would like to learn more about how your community can execute CARES ACT grant applications with rapid response contact our team. We are here to help you be as responsive as possible in this challenging time.
ZoomGrants COVID-19 Grant Resources Page