As a partner in the recovery process, the GLO is committed to providing Technical Assistance and Training to its subrecipients. With current CDBG-DR allocations spanning impacted counties with over 75% of the state’s population, the number of communities participating as subrecipients continues to grow. The GLO continues to conduct kickoff and informational meetings with subrecipients regarding 2015 and 2016 Floods and Hurricane Harvey funds. 

The GLO will be developing training materials on the most important topics for administering CDBG-DR funds. These topics include:

  • Uniform Relocation Act 
  • Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing
  • Davis Bacon
  • Financial Management
  • Procurement
  • Program Income
  • Section 3

GLO Long-Term Disaster Recovery Training

Uniformed Relocation Act (URA) 101 Training Presentation and Resources (2015/2016 Floods and Hurricane Harvey applicable)

Procurement Overview - Technical Assistance Roadshow (2015/2016 Floods and Hurricane Harvey applicable)

Procurement 101 Training Presentation - January 18, 2019 (2015/2016 Floods and Hurricane Harvey applicable)

 GLO Quarterly HUB Training with Recovery Partners - Inaugural Training

GLO Disaster Recovery Training Presentations

 GLO Housing Recovery Training

HUD CDBG-DR Training 

HUD also provides helpful training tools including in-person trainings and self-paced online trainings These HUD-provided resources provide the most up-to-date information from the source.

The GLO requires its staff to participate in a wide variety of trainings including FEMA and HUD based materials prior to working on recovery grants. The following represents a portion of the GLO’s on-boarding materials:

HUD CDBG-DR Overview:

CDBG-DR Training: Keys to Effective Grant Administration

Webinar: Overview of CDBG-DR - Dated March 15, 2016

Webinar: CDBG-DR Action Plans, Citizen Participation, and Limited English Proficiency Webinar – Dated March 17, 2016

Financial Management Curriculum:

Financial Management 101: A Well-Oiled Machine Prezi - Module 2

HUD Financial Management Curriculum: Financial Management 101: Get in Gear - Module 3

HUD Financial Management Curriculum: Financial Management 201: A Closer Look - All 7 Modules


FEMA Training Resources

IS-0800.c: National Response Framework, An Introduction

IS-2900.a National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) Overview

IS-403 Introduction to Individual Assistance (IA)

IS-634 Intro to FEMA's Public Assistance Program

IS-700.a An Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS)


Texas Attorney General’s Office Training Resource

State of Texas Open Government Training Portal, "Public Information Act Training"