Other Events of Interest

NACo Conference Schedule (see Events - Major Conferences)

Grant Management Workshop

Grant Writing USA, in partnership with the Central Midlands Council of Governments, will be offering a Grant Management Workshop in Columbia, September 16-17, 2019. The class will review key concepts associated with accepting and managing grant awards; including reporting and record keeping, audit requirements, and program evaluation. This training is recommended for grant recipient organizations across all disciplines. 

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South Carolina Association of Counties members and their staff are eligible for a tuition rate of $565. Please use code "SCASSN" to receive this $30 discount off full price at registration. Tuition includes a 500-page grant management workbook and reference guide.  Seating is limited, online reservations are necessary.

Multi-enrollment discounts and discounts for Grant Writing USA returning alumni are also available.  Tuition payment is not required at the time of enrollment.

More information including learning objectives, class location, graduate testimonials and online registration is available here.


Janet Darling
Grant Writing USA

Ben Mauldin - Director
Central Midlands Council of Governments


SC Opportunity Zone Summit

The SC Opportunity Zone Summit, hosted by SC Opportunity Fund LLC and sponsored by Elliot Davis, will take place on Thursday, October 10th from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Greenville Convention Center. The one-day summit will cover maximizing the positive impact of Opportunity Zones throughout South Carolina. Senator Tim Scott, along with an array of industry experts, business leaders and community stakeholders will attend. Find out more and register at http://scopportunityfund.com/event/.

Community Preparedness Opportunity

The S.C. Association for Community Economic Development (SCACED) will be hosting a 3-part natural disaster preparedness training for organizations and communities in the lowcountry and surrounding areas. The training seeks to engage communities with the short and long-term effects of natural disasters. Each session will build upon the previous one, in the effort to develop collaborative approaches and allow organizations and communities walk away with a wealth of new knowledge.

Session 1: July 10th, 10am-4pm
Session 2: August 7th, 10am-4pm
Session 3: September 11th, 10am-4pm
Lunch included

Trident United Way
6296 Rivers Avenue, #200
2nd Floor Board Room
North Charleston, SC 29406

SCACED Members: $75 (for all three sessions)
Non-SCACED Members: $100 (for all three sessions)

Event Flyer with details

Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-resiliency-preparing-your-organization-and-community-for-natural-disasters-tickets-62606002238

Stormwater Inspector Training

Free Training - Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals

Environmental health professionals are on the frontline of helping individuals, institutions, and communities reduce threats from mosquitoes, ticks, and other vectors. This training—Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals—emphasizes the use of integrated pest management to address public health pests and vectors that spread pathogens, including Zika virus and others. The training offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

The training includes 11 courses. Take all of them or pick and choose (the first three are required, then take courses in any order):

  1. Vector-Borne Diseases of Public Health Importance
  2. Integrated Pest Management Basics
  3. Performance Assessment and Improvement of Vector Control Services
  4. Tick Biology and Control
  5. Mosquito Biology and Control
  6. Toxicology of Pesticides
  7. Rodent Management
  8. Pests and Vectors in Food and Housing Environments
  9. Special Pest Management Considerations for Schools
  10. Risk Communication Basics
  11. Bed Bug Biology and Control

Visit the following website to register and to learn more about the training: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/ehs/elearn/vcehp.html.