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Essential Considerations for Securing Grant Funding

Tuesday, June 6, 2023
11 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost: FREE


Registration closes on Monday, June 5 at 5 PM. This webinar is for local and state government agencies only.

Webinar Overview

Strategic pre-positioning is essential to successfully secure federal infrastructure grants while also managing regular municipal workloads, balancing departmental budgets, and maintaining public interest in project funding. In this training, HDR will offer high-level guidance on ways to develop a winning and sustainable approach to leveraging grant funding opportunities.  

Educational Objectives

  • Developing a sustainable multi-year municipal approach to infrastructure grant funding
  • Identifying Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects that are promising for grant funding
  • Preparing projects for grant opportunities through:
    • Funding identification 
    • Scope and phasing development 
    • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) considerations 
    • Decisions about project federalization 
  • Identifying strategies for matching funds 
  • Establishing roles and responsibilities for a successful grant application team 
  • Managing political expectations related to grant funding 

Who Should Attend?

Mayors, city managers, public works directors, CIP managers, finance or grant program leads, and other local government staff interested in developing an approach to grant funding. 


  • Nathan Macek, Infrastructure Finance Director, HDR.
  • Aurah Landau, Senior Financial Consultant, HDR.

Additional Grant Writing Webinar

MRSC is also offering a free Writing Compelling Grant Applications webinar on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 from 1 PM - 2:30 PM.
Learn more and register.