2014 CNHED Training & Capacity Building Sessions

Full course information will be available as sessions are developed throughout the year. CNHED members and past Training Institute participants will be notified when registration opens for new courses. Please contact to be added to our training list.


DECEMBER 18, 2014
Annual Meeting & Holiday Party
Location: TBD

NOVEMBER 20, 2014
Topic: TBD
Location: TBD

OCTOBER 23, 2014
Coalition Strong! A Tribute to Bob Pohlman and CNHED

Co-op Clinc
Location: Next Step PCS (3047 15th St NW)

SEPTEMBER 8 -12, 2014
HD 430—Housing Development Finance: Problem Solving and Deal Structuring
Partners: Citi Foundation, National Development Council
Location: AARP (601 E St NW)

4th & final course in National Development Council’s (NDC) four-course Housing Development Finance Professional Certification Program. ** To take this course, you must have completed HD 410,HD 420 & HD422; contact us if you completed them elsewhere and want to finish your certification.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Breaking Barriers to Re-entry: Housing, Jobs & Services [monthly meeting]
Location: DC Housing Finance Agency (815 Florida Avenue, NW)

JULY 31, 2014
Location: Policy (1904 14th St., NW)
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

JULY 23-24, 2014
Housing Development Finance Professional Certification: HD 422—Computer Spread Sheet Analysis for Housing
Partners: Citi Foundation, National Development Council
Location: AARP (601 E St NW)

In this third course in National Development Council’s (NDC) four-course Housing Development Finance Professional Certification Program, participants learn to use spread sheets as a tool to locate and interpret key financial information and to restructure a real estate transaction based on revised assumptions.  ** To take this course, you must have completed HD 410 and HD 420; contact us if you completed them elsewhere and want to finish your certification.

JULY 23, 2014
Measuring Impact for Small Business Technical Assistance
Location: Hemsley Fraser Training Center (1615 M St. NW, Suite 900)

CNHED is offering a training tailored for organizations providing small business technical assistance to start-up and existing small and micro-businesses entitled “Measuring Impact in Small Business Technical Assistance.”   If you want to take your small business technical assistance program to the next level join us on July 23rd.  This training is an excellent opportunity for you to strengthen your organization’s ability to measure its impact.  You will also have an opportunity to strengthen the network of technical assistance provider organizations through peer-to-peer sharing and learning across the DC-funded agencies. 

JULY 9, 2014 
Coordinating Property Management and Services in Supportive Housing
Location: National Association of Realtors (500 New Jersey Ave)

JUNE 26, 2014 
Meet the New CFO for the District of Columbia Jeffrey DeWitt [monthly meeting]
Location: D.C. Housing Finance Agency (815 Florida Ave, NW)

MAY 8, 2014
The Art of Negotiation, Decision-Making and Mentoring
Partners: Center for Nonprofit Advancement
Location: Center for Nonprofit Advancement (1666 K Street, NW, suite 400)

CNHED, in partnership with The Center for Nonprofit Advancement, presents an intensive training for mid-career community and economic development leaders. The training will help you: acquire tactics to be more effective and strategic in all aspects of decision-making;  enhance your preparedness and ability to negotiate effectively; and understand the mentoring process and how to identify and build an effective mentoring network. ** For CNHED members only; to register use code “CNHED.”

APRIL 17, 2014
DC FY 2015 Budget Briefing: Impacts on Affordable Housing & Inclusive Economic Developmen[monthly meeting]
Partners: DC Fiscal Policy  Institute
Location: DCFPI (820 First Street, NE, Suite 460)

This session will  begin with an overview of the DC budget and then drill down into  what’s in the budget for affordable housing and inclusive economic development, with a review of which programs would receive additional funding and which may be reduced.

MARCH 27, 2014
Green Retrofits of Multifamily Affordable Housing
Time: 8:30 pm- 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Vernon Place UMC (900 Massachusetts Ave. NW)

CNHED’s Training Institute presents an  interactive day-long session to arm participants with what they need to know to be able to undertake green retrofits. Take a look at some of the presentations from the event:
Channel Square Apartment Case Study
Urban Green.pptx
New Opportunities For Community Solar
Enterprise Green Communities Retrofit Tool Kit

MARCH 20, 2014
Housing and Economic Development Legislation Pending at DC Council [monthly meeting]
Thursday, March 20, 2014  12:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Location: National Council of La Raza (1126 16th Street, NW)

An unprecedented amount of legislation related to housing and community development  is pending before Council – how will these changes affect your work?  Come out to meet top Council staff who will explain the legislation and respond to questions.

FEBRUARY 20, 2014
Recommendations for Improving Small Business Success in the District of Columbia [monthly meeting]
Location: D.C. Housing Finance Agency (815 Florida Ave, NW)

Join CNHED members, DC small businesses, and other stakeholders in reviewing and discussing the final report of recommendations from a year-long policy project aimed at improving the environment for small business success in the District of Columbia. Sponsored by CNHED’s Economic Development Committee and the Small Business Policy Project. Presented by Members of the Small Business Policy Project Steering Committee and by Small Business Policy Project Co-conveners: Bob Pohlman, Executive Director, Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development; and Robert Summers, Director, DC Department of Small and Local Business Development.

JANUARY 16, 2014
Housing and Economic Development Updates & Plans [monthly meeting]
Thursday, January 16, 2014  12:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Location: DHCD Housing Resource Center (1800 Martin Luther King Avenue SE)
CNHED’s first meeting of 2014, designed for participants to hear and discuss updates on important DC housing and economic development initiatives. Bring your questions and help shape the conversation in 2014! What happened in 2013? What are plans for 2014? Hear from our speakers: Michael Kelly, Director, Department of Housing and Community Development; David Bowers, Chair, Housing Production Trust Fund Advisory Board; Oramenta Newsome, Convener, Affordable Housing Leverage Working Group; Polly Donaldson, Co-Chair, ICH Permanent Supportive Housing Production Committee; Bob Pohlman, Co-Convener, Small Business Policy Project