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Seeking Proposals to Provide Training in 2017

22 Feb 2017 8:32 AM | Rachel Mattingly (Administrator)

Prosperity Indiana will offer seven training courses throughout 2017, underwritten by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority. We are seeking proposals from individuals and organizations interested in developing training on the following topics:


Affordable Housing Development for Homeownership

Tentatively scheduled for July 25-26 in Indianapolis

Proposed content should provide an overview of strategies for affordable housing development for homeownership and include:

  • Predevelopment needs, including land acquisition, subdivision, and construction finance
  • Differences between development of scattered sites and subdivisions
  • Funding sources and subsidy layering
  • Finance requirements, including rules regulating conversion of homeownership units to rental units if unsold, and their ramifications for developers

Community Engagement

Tentatively scheduled for October 25-26 in Indianapolis

Proposed content should provide an overview of strategies for community engagement and include at least one of the following topics:

  • General engagement strategies
  • Youth engagement
  • Engagement of Latino/a populations
  • Engagement of non-English speakers
  • Engagement of racial minorities
  • Engagement of people with disabilities
  • Engagement of LGBTQ populations

Note: Trainers may opt to submit a proposal for the full training, or for individual modules. If the proposal is for the full training, it should divide the content into modules as directed in the RFP.

Comprehensive Rural Development

Tentatively scheduled for September 13-14 in Indianapolis

Proposed content should address the interrelated issues of the following topics:

  • Housing
  • Infrastructure
  • Transportation
  • Brownfield redevelopment
  • Economic development in an agricultural community

Note: Trainers may opt to submit a proposal for the full training, or for individual modules. If the proposal is for the full training, it should divide the content into modules as directed in the RFP.


All proposals are due by March 22, 2017. If you have any questions regarding the RFP, please contact Rachel Mattingly at rmattingly@prosperityindiana.org or 317-454-8542.


Prosperity Indiana
202 East Market Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 
Phone // 317.454.8533 Fax // 317.454.8534 
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