All times 10 a.m.
Wednesday, July 12: Prioritizing Projects, Strategizing, and Navigating through the Process
Join The Ferguson Group (TFG) Grants Team as they guide special districts a through grants research and a step beyond the basics. The Team will dive into best practices to prioritize projects for funding opportunities and how best to strategize the approach.
Wednesday, August 2: NSDC Advocacy Week Briefing & and Approach to Advocacy
The NSDC Advocacy and Grants Team will offer a full briefing on special districts’ federal advocacy priorities and perspective on the latest out of Washington, D.C., ahead of the 2023 National Special Districts Action Week. This webinar will cover how best to approach your members of Congress, when to do so, and how this can plug into your grants/project funding needs.
Wednesday, September 6: Preparing for FY25 Congressional Earmarks
Fiscal Year 2024 marks the third appropriations cycle in the modern era of congressional earmarks. Leveraging the history of the current programs and examining the trends overtime, the NSDC Advocacy and Grants Teams will share what special districts can anticipate for the FY25 Community Project Funding and Congressionally-Directed Funding (earmarks) programs, guidance on program rules, and how they can begin preparing now. This live webinar will be important for districts seeking to get ahead of the often quick and chaotic application period (spring 2024).