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HUD Highlights E-Newsletter
May 2007 - Volume 3, Number 5

You're Invited!
HUD is hosting a FREE workshop for communities, faith-based and grassroots organizations in Pasco, WA on Friday, May 18, from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Getting Your Seat at the Table is an opportunity for you to learn about HUD programs and funding opportunities, and to network with peers and colleagues.

The agenda includes:

Opening remarks by:
John Meyers, HUD Regional Director
Bill Saraceno, Vice President, Administration, Columbia Basin College
David Carradini, HUD's Center for Faith-Based & Community Initiatives

Training:
- Introduction to the Consolidated Plan
- Community Development and Housing Programs
- Homeless Assistance Programs
- Community Challenges and Experiences

Panel discussions:
- Filling identified needs in the Consolidated Plan, Request for Proposals process
- Getting involved in your local Continuum of Care
- Community Challenges and Experiences

This event will be held at Columbia Basin College, Student Services Building, Gjerde Multipurpose Facility, 2600 N. 20th Ave., Pasco, WA. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Contact Terri Krick via email (terri_krick@hud.gov) or phone (877) 741-3281 x5364 for more information.
- Register for the workshop

HUD's Faith-Based and Community Initiative (FBCI)
HUD encourages the indispensable and transforming work of faith-based and other charitable service groups, and we welcome them as partners. HUD is leveling the playing field for grassroots, faith-based and community organizations, affording them the opportunity to effect an even greater change in neighborhoods across America. The FBCI initiative has made a unique impact in the lives of society's most vulnerable citizens, channeling America's compassion in new directions.
- Local resources for Faith-Based and Community Organizations
- Learn more about HUD's Faith-Based Initiative

2007 SuperNOFA is winding down
HUD's annual Super Notice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA) is winding down. All grant applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov, with the exception of the Continuum of Care homeless assistance programs. Visit our Funds Available page for more information.

HUD Highlights is a monthly e-newsletter from HUD's Seattle Regional Office about upcoming events, program updates and grant opportunities. If you received this newsletter from a friend, and would like to receive your own copy, sign up for our mailing list.

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