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Dec 5-6

Grant Writing Training

Virtual Training 

This 2-day training will provide attendees with a guide to the basic of grants writing. The training discuss the steps for successful grant writing from getting organized, finding funding sources, and writing the proposal. The training will review the essential components for grant writing and best practices for a strong proposal process.

When: 12pm-5pm ET Register Here

Dec 12-14

Low Income Housing Tax Credit



Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix Scottsdale
Scottsdale, AZ

Learn everything you need to know about the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program in this session. Our presenters will take you through the history and overview of the program. Additionally, you will discover how tribes and other entities can convert LIHTC rental units to homeownership units after the initial 15-year Compliance Period. The strategies that support residents in transitioning to homeownership, including lease-purchase agreements and homeownership loan products, will also be covered. Our tool kit will assist tribes and other entities with sample documents and planning considerations for conveying LIHTC units. This presentation is the ultimate guide to all the topics you need to consider and plan for when you're thinking about your LIHTC units. Get ready to take your LIHTC knowledge to the next level! Don't forget to bring a copy of your LIHTC project land use restrictive covenants and Homeownership policies.

When: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Register Here

Dec 12-14

NAHASDA Intermediate

Anchorage, AK

This interactive three (3) day in-person NAHASDA Intermediate training is the next step to a more comprehensive understanding of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA). Participants will be equipped with valuable tools such as the latest regulations, program guidance, and PIH Notices to manage their programs successfully. Topics to be included, but not limited to; Overview of NAHASDA; Development and TCD; Operating Budgets; Useful Life; Leveraging and Management Capacity; and more.

When: 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Register Here

Dec 19-20

Property Maintenance


Hilton Garden Inn Sioux Falls South
Sioux Falls, SD

The Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) requires that assisted housing units be maintained with comprehensive maintenance policies adopted. Housing maintenance programs are vital to tribal housing operations by providing long-term maintenance and enhanced viability of the tribal housing stock. This course will provide participants with ideas and methods to develop and improve the effectiveness of the housing maintenance operation. Preventative maintenance, routine, non-routine, and deferred maintenance will all be addressed, as well as the laws, regulations, leases, and other documents that effect maintenance operations. Emphasis is placed upon providing quality customer service.

When: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Register Here



Jan 16-17

NAHASDA Essentials

Virtual Training

This 2-day training will provide attendees with a comprehensive introduction to NAHASDA. Participants will become familiar with all program activities, including rental housing, homebuyer programs, rehabilitation, and housing and crime prevention services. Other major topics that will be covered include the IHBG formula, eligible program participants, income verifications, other federal requirements, financial management and program administration. This foundational course will acquaint tribal and TDHE staff and leadership with the basic requirements of the IHBG Program and opportunities that are available.

When: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. PT Register Here

Jan 16-18

Development Planning Part 3: Operations and Project Management

Virtual Training

This 3-day training will provide participants with an overview on the last step of the development process - Operations and Project Management of a development project. The training topics will include: transition from development to operations, asset management vs property management, organizational structures, day-to-day operations, process and need for policies and procedures, operating budget, and housing counseling.

When: 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. PT Register Here

Jan 23, 25, 30 and Feb 1

Total of 8-hours consists of four 2-hour sessions.

EWONAP Board of Commissioners Virtual Training

Virtual Training

This virtual course will aid Tribal Council members to understand the background and history of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA) and to further develop their knowledge of the Federal Rules and Regulations that must be adhered to when accepting funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) program.  

This virtual course will consist of four 2-hour sessions. Register today!


Participants will learn about:

  • The background and history of NAHASDA ​
  • Federal Rules and Regulations of the IHBG program
  • The role of the Board of Commissioners in this process

When: 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. ET Register Here

Jan 23-25

ARP Act Strategic Planning Training

Virtual Training

This 3-day training will focus on how to utilize a strategic plan to respond and manage programs when impacted by emergency events.  The training will define “risk” versus “hazard” and the process to develop a risk assessment based on capacity and need.  The training will discuss the phases of emergency management and approaches to planning.

When: 11:30am-3:30pm ET /8:30am-12:30pm PT Register Here

Jan 24-26

NAHASDA Intermediate

Virtual Training

This 2-day training will build off the NAHASDA Essentials training and provide attendees with a deeper dive into NAHASDA. Participants will receive an Intermediate level training on NAHASDA including pertinent rules, regulations, and best practices. Focus will be on increasing knowledge of success implementation of IHBG programs and projects as well applying NAHASDA requirements to project development and phases of development.  The training is intended to build capacity, improve tribes/TDHEs administration of PIH/ONAP programs that require NAHASDA Training (Intermediate) and reporting requirements. Attendees are encouraged to take the NAHASDA Essentials training prior to attending this training.

When: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. PT Register Here