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Grant Administrator Training Case Study

Case Study Opens Sept. 7, 2022

Instructions for completing the Case Study:

CDBG 301 Scoring

After you complete your CDBG 301 exam, you will have received a cumulative score of at least 75%. If you have not reached this score, or are uncertain if you have passed, please follow up with Additionally, we’ll follow up with an official email to retain for your records (however, please do not rely on this email to start the case study) since we released the Case Study, this week. We highly recommend you submit this exam prior to taking the Case Study.


This course requires uploading certain documents into Google forms. In order to upload a document, you need to have a Google Account. If you do not have a google account, please follow the instructions below to create one.


The Case Study (401) will run for 4 weeks. The deadline to complete the Case Study (401) will be 10/06/22 at 4:00 pm EST. However, in keeping with our commitment to continuous improvement, OCRA reserves the right to make changes and/or adjustments to details when necessary. Any such adjustments will be communicated to all participants in a timely manner in order to ensure there is adequate time to incorporate or to consider new information into your study work.

Register for the Case Study here:

Please click the link below to officially register and confirm you understand the New Case study.

After submitting the form, you will receive a confirmation email within a few minutes. Note: If you do not register, you will not be able to complete the Case Study (401).


In order to receive a GA Certification, you must score a cumulative score of 75% or better on all questions. Note: Answer feedback will be provided within each form that you submit. After the Case Study (401) has been completed, you will only receive notification that you have passed or failed.


All the links to activities will be posted on this webpage. It will be released when Week 1 starts.

CDBG 401 Case Study Activities and Resources

Click here to download the Case Study description. This case is based on the narrative elements of an application for an actual project, but some elements have been adjusted.

Once you've completed the CDBG 401 Registration, see below to start the Case Study.

CDBG 401 Activities to be completed:

1. National Objective

2. Environmental Review

3. Citizen Participation

4. Site Control

5. Procurement 

6. Labor Standards

7. Implementation

8. Closeout