April 7, 2017 (LINCOLN, NE)—The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is hosting the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Certified Administrators training on June 6 – 9, 2017. This training is available to any individual who wishes to become a CDBG Certified Administrator.

All municipalities and counties that are awarded CDBG funding must hire and/or employ certified administrators to oversee projects. Attendees are expected to complete the entire four-day certification training and successfully pass a written exam to become certified. The training will take place at the State Office Building (301 Centennial Mall South) in Lincoln. Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m., with training commencing at 9 a.m.

Friday, May 26, 2017 is the deadline to register for the training. A $100 per person registration fee includes all training materials. Refunds will only be provided for those who cancel their registration before or on June 2, 2017

To access the online registration form, or for more information about the training, go to:

Contact Rebecca Schademann regarding questions about the training or the registration process. She can be reached at 402-471-3172, or

Media Contact Kate Ellingson at 1-800-426-6505, 1-402-471-3749 or email