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Calendar of Events

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March 

Indiana Main Street Onsite Assessments - beginning March 19. All Nationally Accredited organizations will be assessed annually and IMS designated organizations will be assessed every three years.


April

Quick Impact Placebased (QuIP) Grant Open/ Call for Applications − Monday, April 2

2017 CDBG Round 3 Award Announcement − Thursday, April 5

Stellar Communities LOIs Due − Friday, April 6                                                     

Grant Administrator Certification 101 - April 11 (1 day course, offered twice) 

CDBG Rd 1 Programs: Open/ Call for Applications − Monday, April 16

CDBG Rd 1 Programs Webinar − Wednesday, April 18 at 2 pm (EST)                                                     

Quick Impact Placebased (QuIP) Grant Webinar − Wednesday, April 25

Stellar Communities Finalists Announced − Thursday, April 19                             

Stellar Communities BSU Community Work − April 20 to June 1    

Stellar Finalist Workshop - April 23, at The Garrison at Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park 


May

Main Street Community Exchange − Friday, May 18, in Francesville (Pulaski)

CDBG Rd 1 Proposals Due − Friday, May 25

Stellar Communities Planning Grants Announced −Thursday, May 31          


June

Quick Impact Placebased (QuIP) Grant Applications Due − Friday, June 1                                    

CDBG Rd 1 Programs Site Visits / Follow Up − Monday, June 4 to Friday, June 22

 

July

Grant Administrator Certification 201 - July 10-12 (3 day course, offered once)

Quick Impact Placebased (QuIP) Grant Award Announcement −  Thursday, July 12

CDBG Rd 1 Programs Overdue Document/ In- Kind Due − Friday, July 13

Main Street Community Exchange − Friday, July 13, in Hope (Bartholomew)

CDBG Rd 1 Programs Applications Due −  Friday, July 20


August

CDBG Rd 1 Award Announcement − Thursday, August 16

CDBG Rd 2 Webinar − Wednesday, August 29 at 2 pm (EST)                                             

CDBG Rd 2 Program Open/Call for Applications − Monday, August 27

 

September

Grant Administrator Certification 301 - September 5 to 7 (3 day course, offered once)

Impact Main Street Program Open/Call for Applications − Monday, September 10

Grant Administrator Certification 101 -  September 12 (1 day course, offered twice) 

Stellar Communities Designation Intake of Regional Development Plans − Friday, September 21

Impact Main Street Webinar − Wednesday, September 26

Main Street Community Exchange - Friday, September 28, in New Albany (Floyd)


October

Downtown Business Fund Program Open/ Call for Applications − Monday, October 1

CDBG Rd 2 Programs Proposals Due − Friday, October 5

Downtown Development Week − October 8-12  

CDBG Rd 2 Programs Site Visits / Follow Up −Tuesday, October 9 to Friday, October 26

Downtown Business Fund Webinar − Wednesday, October 17

OCRA Regional Conferences − October 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)                            
  

November

OCRA Regional Conferences − November 1

Impact Main Street Applications Due − Friday, November 9

Stellar Communities Indianapolis Community Presentations − November 13 to 16

Downtown Business Fund Applications Due − Friday, November 16

CDBG Rd 2 Programs Overdue Document/In-Kind Due − Friday, November 16

Downtown Business Fund Applications Due − Friday, November 16

Main Street Community Exchange - Friday, November 16, in Frankfort (Clinton)

Downtown Business Fund Finalists Announced −Thursday, November 30                

CDBG Rd 2 Programs Applications Due − Friday, November 30

 

December

Downtown Business Attraction Fund Site Visits / Follow Up Video Interviews − December 3-7

Stellar Communities Designees Announced − Thursday, December 6                                     

Impact Main Street Award Announcement −Thursday, December 13

Downtown Business Fund Recipients Announced −Thursday, December 20 

Stellar Communities Stellarbration 1 − December 20                                    

Stellar Communities Stellarbration 2 − December 21

CDBG Rd 2 Programs Award Announcement − Thursday, January 17, 2019

2017 CDBG Round 3 Site Visits / Follow Up  − Monday, December 11 to Friday, January 12, 2019

 

Grant Administrator Certification 401 - TBD

All application due dates assume a Friday at 4:00 pm EST submission deadline to the OCRA office, unless otherwise noted.

Young Entrepreneurial Placemaking Program (YEPP) coming in 2019

ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE - CHECK BACK OFTEN

*Notates Projects Funded Upon Legislative Budget Approval