Upcoming events

    • March 10, 2020
    • April 23, 2020
    • Chapel Hill

    UNC School of Government: Community Development Academy

    March 10 - 12, 2020 (Part One)

    April 21 - 23, 2020 (Part Two)

    Community development practitioners will benefit from this intensive 6-day course, which is designed for community development practitioners and covers the concepts, methods, and strategies of community economic development. The course provides community development practitioners with significant perspective and practical skills surrounding community development in North Carolina.

    To learn more and register for this event, please click here.

    • May 20, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • May 22, 2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • DoubleTree by Hilton, Asheville, NC

    UPDATE: The May training conference has been cancelled. We will update with details if a fall conference is planned. 

    From May 20-22, 2020 the North Carolina Community Development Association (NCCDA) and the Professional Housing Rehabilitation Association of North Carolina (PHRANC) will be holding our Annual Spring Training Conference in Asheville, NC. This event provides the premier educational opportunity in NC for community development, affordable housing, and economic development professionals.

    There will be four tracks of training on three days and representatives from HUD, NCHFA, NCDEQ, DOC, and USDA will be presenting agency updates or providing specialized training.

    Scholarship Opportunities: Scholarships will be available for the NCCDA/PHRANC Spring 2020 Conference. Scholarships will be provided by conference sponsors. Applicants must be NCCDA or PHRANC members with dues that are up to date. Scholarships are not available for attendees from entitlement communities or for-profit companies at this time. Scholarship applications will be accepted via email to conferenceassistnc@gmail.com through Tuesday, March 31, 2020.  Applications will be reviewed by NCCDA and PHRANC Presidents and scholarships will be awarded equally between the organizations. All applicants will be notified by  Wednesday, April 15, 2020. If you are applying for a scholarship, please do not register for the conference until scholarship recipients are announced. Applicants that are not selected will still have time to register at the early bird rate. The scholarship application is here

    NCCDA and PHRANC are temporarily disabling conference registrations while we discuss the best way to serve our members. 

    **The EARLY BIRD rate expires on May 6th**

    View the latest version of the {draft} agenda!

    DoubleTree by Hilton, Asheville, NC.

    Important hotel reservation information can be found HERE

    NCCDA and PHRANC Members make sure your memberships are up to date! You will not be able to register for the conference at the membership rate if your dues aren't current and you do not have a login and password.  If you are not up to date on your NCCDA dues, contact Caitlin Bowers at 336-433-7266 or Alicia Broadway at 704-920-5137 prior to registering for the conference. If you are not up to date on your PHRANC dues, contact Mia Harris at 252-296-3034 prior to registering for the conference.   

    Contact the Conference Assistant at conferenceassistnc@gmail.com or 910-995-7557 for registration assistance.

    We look forward to seeing you there!


    • May 20, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • May 22, 2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • DoubleTree, Asheville, NC

    2020 NCCDA/PRHANC Speaker Registration and Information

    Thank you very much for joining us at our annual conference and for taking the time to educate and empower the members of our associations. Your expertise and experience provide incredible lessons of value for attendees to take back to their communities. We appreciate your time and are excited you will be joining us!

    **NCCDA and PHRANC are temporarily disabling conference registrations while we discuss the best way to serve our members.**

    Important Items to Note:

    2020 NCCDA/PHRANC Annual Spring Conference

    May 20th-22nd, 2020

    DoubleTree by Hilton, Asheville, NC

    Check out the draft agenda

    Handouts: If you need printing assistance for handouts, please email any handouts to Molly at conferenceassistnc@gmail.com by Wednesday, May 6th, 2020. NCCDA will provide color copies where feasible. Speakers are encouraged to check in advance to see if color printing is an option. 

    Hotel Reservations and Information: Please click here 

    Speaker Costs: Costs associated with travel (i.e. transportation, meals, hotel, etc.), are the responsibility of the speaker. 

    Conference Registration: Registrations for training sessions provided by conference speakers is complimentary. Attendance for other educational sessions, tours, lunches, dinners and receptions may be excluded. Please return to the events page to register and pay for the conference if you plan on attending sessions beyond your series (read sponsorship section below before registering).

    Sponsorships: If you or your agency has generously provided sponsorship at the platinum, gold or silver level ($1000+) free conference registrations are included. Please email conference assistant, Molly Goodman at conferenceassistnc@gmail.com or call her at 910-995-7557 and she will manually register you and/or your team to ensure you receive the full benefit of your contribution. 

    The deadline for speaker registration is no later than April 30th, 2020 to ensure your session makes the final brochure and agenda printing 

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