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Regulations for Managing Federal Grants (such as CDBG)

May 17, 2011

Eileen Youens is a School of Government faculty member. Community and economic development professionals often rely upon Community Development Block Grants or other federal grants to pay for goods and services. Although no two grants seem to have the same requirements, there is a set of regulations … Read more

Student Corner: CCP assists Yanceyville with Tax Rate Analysis and Community Development Block Grant Process

June 10, 2010

Melvin McDermott III is a graduate student in UNC’s  Master of Public Administration program and a CCP intern working in Caswell County. CCP created a benchmark report for the Town of Yanceyville comparing the tax rates of similar municipalities across North Carolina.  The town used this information … Read more

How do local governments create green jobs? Here’s one idea.

November 24, 2009

Tyler Mulligan is a School of Government faculty member. Have leaders in your community been using words like “green economy” and “green jobs?” What role can a local government play in enhancing the local green economy and creating some green jobs? This post explores one possible role: local governm … Read more