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Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs


Calendar of Events


All times listed are Eastern Time and all dates are subject to change.


 OCRA 2017 Competitive Cycle Calendar - UPDATED 1/9/2017

    01/13/16        Webinar: Stellar Communities Designation Program
    01/14/16        DEG Spring Open for Applications
    01/27/16        Stellar Communities Informational Workshop
    01/31/16        Indiana Main Street Annual Reports due

    02/08/16        PBIF Spring Open Call for Applications
    02/29/16        CDBG Round 1 (WDW, SIP, PFP, BCP)
    03/11/16        DEG Spring Applications Due
    03/11/16        Stellar Communities LOI’s Due

    04/05/16        Stellar Communities Finalist Announcement
    04/07/16        DEG Spring Award Announcement
    04/08/16        PBIF Spring Applications Due
    04/08/16        CDBG Round 1 LOI’s Due

    05/05/16        PBIF Spring Funded Projects Announced
    05/06/16        Historic Renovation Grant Program LOI's due
    05/23/16        HCI Open Call for Applications 
    05/24/16        Grant Writing Basics - Webinar

    06/02/16        Learn Green for Stormwater Management -
    06/10/16        CDBG Round 1 Applications Due
    06/15/16        HCI Webinar - Register under Step 2
    06/17/16        Building Local Capacity for Planning and Action - Webinar
    06/20/16        CDBG Round 2 (WDW, SIP, PFP, BCP, WDP, MSRP)
                           Open Call for LOI’s   
    06/27/16        DEG Fall Open Call for Applications

    07/01/16        Stellar Communities SIP Due Date
    07/08/16        Coalition Building/Building Partnerships
    07/15/16        DEG, LOI's Downtown Enhancement Grant, Letters of Intent - due
    07/15/16        Historic Renovation Grant Program - Applications due
    07/21/16        CDBG Round 1 (WDW, SIP, PFP, BCP)
    07/27/16        Main Street Community Exchange in Knightstown Register Here        
    07/29/16        HCI Applications Due

    08/01/16        PBIF Fall Open for Applications
    08/05/16        How to Seek and Implement Public Feedback
    08/16/16        Continuing Ed Acquisition and Environmental Review 
    08/19/16        CDBG Round 2 (WDW, SIP, PFP, BCP, WDP, MSRP)
                           LOI’s Due
    08/15-21/16   Stellar Communities Designee Announcement - 
                           State Fair
    08/23/16        Continuing Ed Income Survey-ROOM CHANGE to 4 & 5 
    08/26/16        DEG Fall Applications Due
    08/26/16        PBIF LOI's Due 
    08/30/16        Continuing Ed Acquisition and Environmental Review 
    08/31/16        Main Street Community Exchange in Frankfort-Register here

    09/06/16        Strategies for Leveraging Public and Private Funds - Webinar
   09/12/16        HCI Round 2 Open Call for Applications 
   09/14/16        Continuing Ed Procurement, Contract Development & Civil Rights
    09/22/16        DEG Fall Funded Projects Announced
    09/27/16        Continuing Ed Procurement, Contract Development & Civil Rights
    09/28/16        Main Street Community Exchange in Roachdale (registration link to come)
    09/30/16        PBIF Fall Applications Due

   10/05/16        Continuing Ed Labor Standards
   10/14/16        CDBG Round 2 (WDW, SIP, PFP, BCP, WDP, MSRP)
                           Applications Due 
    10/19/16        IMPA and OCRA Annual Downtown Workshop -
    10/19/16        Continuing Ed Labor Standards
    10/20/16        Fundamentals of Project Management - Webinar
    10/26/16        Main Street Community Exchange in Greensburg - Register here 
    10/27/16        PBIF Fall Funded Projects Announcement

    11/02/16        Continuing Ed Financial Management, Recordkeeping & Grant Closeout
    11/03/16        Historic Renovation Grant Program Award Announcement
    11/04/16        HCI Round 2 applications due - 4:00 pm EST
    11/15/16        Continuing Ed Financial Management, Recordkeeping & Grant Closeout
    11/17/16        HCI Round 2 Semi-finalist announced
    11/30/16        Main Street Community Exchange Special Holiday Edition - Jeffersonville  (registration link to come)

    12/01/16        CDBG Round 2 (WDW, SIP, PFP, BCP, WDP, MSRP)

    The OCRA Annual Awards Celebration will now take place in January or February 2017 rather than on 12/8/16.

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