Loudoun County is offering professional development opportunities for local nonprofit organizations on multiple dates in October and November 2022. The free training, titled Grants Management Best Practices Series, will highlight resources and tools to help organizations successfully apply for and implement federal and state grants.
The county’s informational and educational series of in-person and online training is designed to help organizations learn more about government grant opportunities beyond those offered by the county, receive technical assistance with federal grants, determine American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) eligibility and compliance, and receive guidance on performance and fiscal management. Peer organizations and other local grant funding providers will be in attendance to facilitate the training.
Course Descriptions & Registration
To register in advance for the county’s training, visit loudoun.gov/granttraining and submit the online form. The virtual sessions can accommodate registrations up to the day of the training. The deadline for the October 27, 2022, in-person training is close of business October 21, 2022
The county’s website also lists detailed information about each training. The current schedule for the training series includes the following in-person and virtual sessions:
- County Grants Announcement & ARPA Eligibility and Compliance: Thursday, October 6, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Virtual
- Prospecting: Is Government Funding Right for You?: Thursday, October 13, 2022, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Virtual
- Demystifying Federal Grant Opportunities: Thursday, October 27, 2022, 10:00 – Noon, Loudoun County Government Center (1 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg)
- Performance & Fiscal Management Across Diverse Funding Sources: Monday, November 7, 2022, 10:00 – Noon; Virtual
The sessions listed above are the first in a series of professional development opportunities that will continue to be offered by the county in the coming months, with the next sessions to be offered in 2023. The in-person and virtual training opportunities lasting between 90 minutes and two hours will continue to focus on helping nonprofits and their staff to develop stronger grant applications; hone the skills and knowledge needed to find, apply for and receive grants; learn from subject matter experts and their peers; and receive technical assistance on a broad range of topics.
For more information regarding a broad range of grant-related topics, visit loudoun.gov/grantopportunities.
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