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NeighborWorks® America NSP Webinars for Nonprofit Grantees and Partners

DATE:
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011 - 1:30 PM to SEPTEMBER 28, 2011 - 1:30 PM ET

LOCATION:
Webinar Series

NeighborWorks® America is pleased to announce a series of free webinars for nonprofit Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) grantees and partners.   This series of webinars is a follow-up to the compliance workshop held at the NeighborWorks® Nonprofit NSP2 Grantee Convening in Detroit, MI on May 19, 2011.

The purpose of these webinars is to answer your questions on key NSP requirements and offer suggestions for managing and documenting your program.   The 90 minute webinars will include a brief overview of the applicable requirements and allow time for question and answer from attendees.   Following the webinars, NeighborWorks® will have experts available to affiliates for one-on-one technical assistance via email and phone.  

Please find the schedule and registration information for each webinar below.  You will need to register for each webinar individually.  Once your registration is accepted, you will receive a separate confirmation email for each webinar with the instructions to join each meeting.   For the audio portion of the meeting please dial into conference call number 1-866-363-6079 and enter the code 9348067365.  Beginning Monday, August 8th you may email questions that you would answered on the webinar to neighborworksnsp@icfi.com.  

Webinar #1:   Eligible Activities and National Objectives  - Wednesday, August 17th – 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm EST This webinar will cover the types of activities that can be funded under NSP1, NSP2 and NSP3.   It will answer questions about common types of projects and the ways that NSP funds can be combined with other resources.  The webinar will discuss alternate program design options for markets where NSP units have been difficult to sell.   It will also cover how to document the national objective, including income documentation for participants.  Finally, this webinar will discuss the 25% low income (LH25) set-aside and strategies for meeting these requirements. 

To register for this meeting, go to: https://nw.webex.com/nw/j.php?ED=131493392&RG=1&UID=0&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D

Webinar #2:   Program AdministrationWednesday, August 31st  – 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm EST

This webinar will cover the key requirements for administering your NSP funds.  It will cover eligible administrative and activity delivery costs, including indirect rates.   It will also cover key financial management topics such as cost reasonableness, audits, program income and procurement.   The webinar will also discuss the policies and procedures you need in order to effectively manage your program and suggestions for developing, adapting and implementing these policies and procedures, including good tools such as checklists.  Finally, this webinar will discuss monitoring and tracking of partners, including NSP2 consortia members. 

To register for this meeting, go to:  https://nw.webex.com/nw/j.php?ED=131493412&RG=1&UID=0&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D

Webinar #3:   Other Federal Requirements – Wednesday, September 21 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm EST

This webinar will cover the Other Federal Requirements or Cross-Cutting Requirements that are triggered by use of the NSP funds.   This includes the requirements for environmental review, Davis Bacon labor standards, Uniform Relocation Act, Lead Based Paint, Section 3 and Fair Housing.  The webinar will recap these requirements as well as highlighting how to document compliance.   The webinar will also highlight the timing of these requirements and how to integrate them within the development process.  

To register for this meeting, go to:  https://nw.webex.com/nw/j.php?ED=131493677&RG=1&UID=0&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D

Webinar #4:   Affordability PeriodsWednesday, September 28 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm EST

This webinar will cover the requirements for the affordability period for both rental and homebuyers.  It will highlight how the affordability period is calculated and recorded.   The webinar will discuss the requirements for resale and recapture and highlight how these requirements are documented at the time of initial and subsequent sales.  The webinar will also discuss the requirements during the rental affordability period, including documenting tenant income and rents.   The webinar will also discuss how the grantee can pay for these on-going monitoring responsibilities. 

To register for this meeting, go to:  https://nw.webex.com/nw/j.php?ED=131493707&RG=1&UID=0&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D

 

For assistance go to https://nw.webex.com/nw/mc.  On the left navigation bar, click “Support”.  You can also contact me by email amcmullin@nw.org or by phone (202) 220-7072 with any questions. 

We look forward to your attendance!