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GRRP Lessons Learned for Better Success – Webinar

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 | 11:00 am – 12:30pm ET

This webinar will discuss lessons learned after a round of applications and awards for the Green & Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP), and how to prepare better applications before the next deadline to improve chances of funding.

Learning Objectives:

1.  Learn the three cohorts of the new GRRP Grant Program

2.  Figure out which cohort works best for your property(s)

3.  Application tips for the next round of applications due, including timelines, pre-development costs, etc.

Speaker: Gates Kellett – The Gates Development Group LLC 

Gates Kellett is the founder of The Gates Development Group, LLC (GDG, LLC), a mission-based consulting firm that works with non-profit owners of affordable housing across the country to help them through the preservation process.  Gates specializes in working on projects that were originally financed through the HUD 202 Direct Loan and Capital Advance programs, as well as with properties with Section 8 and PBV rental subsidy.

Gates spent fifteen years with regional and local non-profit affordable housing developers before founding her consulting company, and this experience allowed her to develop expertise in a variety of preservation transactions.  She has also been an active educator on affordable housing development and preservation issues.  She is a HUD approved “Subject Matter Expert”, and she has been a co-facilitator in HUD’s two main preservation training series.  She is also an instructor with NeighborWorks Institute, and has been a visiting lecturer in the Georgia Tech Graduate City Planning program.  Gates has served on the board of the Georgia Institute for Aging and has been a special consultant to the National LeadingAge organization on matters related to preservation financing.

Registration Fees:

  • **LeadingAge Members: FREE – Contact Ibeck@leadingagenjde.org to get the code to register for free. 
  • Prospective Member Community: $100.00 
  • Registration closes promptly the day before the webinar date. There are no registrations on the day of the webinar so please plan accordingly.

Cancellations/Substitutions: A $20 admin fee will apply to all cancellation refunds processed through Thursday, November 2, 2023. Substitutions are available through Thursday, November 2, 2023 at no charge.

Questions? Contact us at (850) 702-0308 or email rmckown@LeadingAgeFlorida.org.


January 30
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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