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Enhancing Organizational Capacity for Our Communities: Capacity Building Training for OVW CSPP, Underserved, Tribal, and Rural Grantees

Event Type
Event Date
Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 12:00PM
- Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Enhancing Organizational Capacity for Our Communities is a 2 day training that will bring together about 30 participants who are interested in strengthening their capacity to effectively manage, operate and sustain their organizations. The goal of this training is to increase the organizational capacity of OVW grantees and their partners serving culturally specific, rural, tribal, and underserved communities. This regional training will provide attendees with significant opportunities for networking, resource and expertise sharing, and critical discussions to enhance the work and overall capacity.

Who may attend?

  • OVW grantees and their partners that work with culturally specific, rural, tribal, and underserved communities.  The communities may include, but not limited to: racial and ethnic minority communities, tribal communities, LGBT communities, immigrant/refugee communities, rural communities, and other underrepresented communities.
  • OVW grantees and their OVW grant partners can participate and use their OVW travel funds to send grant funded staff and partners to this training.
  • Participants must attend in teams of 2-4 individuals. Team members may include, but are not limited to: executive director, finance, grant management, and/or program staff.

Costs: This 2 day training is sponsored by the Office on Violence Against Women, Department of Justice (OVW) and will be offered at no cost to participants. Please note that participants are responsible for their own meals, lodging, travel arrangements, and costs associated with attending the program. Accommodations are available at the program rate of $139 plus 15.25% and other fees per room per night. Hotel information will be provided with confirmation. Please do not make any travel arrangements until you receive a confirmation email.

How to apply: Organizations interested in participating will need to submit an application for this training, online or through attached form. Please apply ASAP if you are interested.

Apply here!

Event Contact Information

Event Contact Name
Maritza Valdez
Event Contact Email